Abby Smallwood, M Ed, LPCA
Abbra "Abby" Smallwood is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) on the Kentucky team. In this role, Smallwood supervises, monitors, and supports fidelity of the 5-Key Model for Reentry. Smallwood has extensive experience providing therapeutic and crisis intervention services to a variety of populations, including people experiencing homelessness and individuals with substance use disorders, severe and persistent mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries. Although this is her first position working exclusively with justice-involved adults, Smallwood's previous clients' intersected with the criminal justice system and she has expertise helping individuals navigate the behavioral health, emergency sheltering, and criminal justice systems.
Smallwood holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Education degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from the University of Louisville.