Cassandra “Cadi” Morse (she/her) has been employed with AspireHope NY, Inc (AHNY) for over 18 years as the Teen Services, Payroll, and Billing Coordinator. Cadi has utilized her own lived experience to assist in developing and implementing youth programming. She is also a parent of children with medical and mental health needs.
Cadi was a founding member of the NYS Youth Peer Services Advisory Council that oversees the YPA State Credential, a trainer for Partnering for Safety and QPR: Suicide Prevention Training, and a trainer for the NYS Youth Peer Advocate Training through Families Together in NYS (FTNYS) and was the 1st Western Region Youth Partner of FTNYS. Cadi received the ‘What’s Great in Our State’ Steuben County ‘Champion of Youth’ award in 2017.
Cad believes in the grass roots Youth, Family, and Adult Peer movements and the importance of continuing to share her knowledge and experience with those are currently or in the future will be providing peer support.