Bebashi has helped more than 600,000 people and their families. We serve the underserved, and give compassionate care to people who need it most.
With a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and an MSW from Howard University, Sebrina has nearly 25 years of experience as an administrator in various aspects of the social work field including: Mental and Behavioral Health, Housing, Education, Social Services and Community Relations. While working with a team of professionals to construct an Autism School in the greater NE, she decided to obtain a second Masters Degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Criminal Justice with a concentration on Applied Behavior Analysis. Her experience includes the oversight of the Strength Alliance, a program that promotes and encourages resilience, health and well-being of individuals who engage in organized commercial or underground sex work. She was also the primary evaluator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant awarded the School district of Philadelphia for several years. This grant supported school-based HIV prevention and surveillance including the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) and School Health Profiles.
Sebrina comes to Bebashi after leaving her role as Director of Student Services at a small for-profit company that provides behavioral support to primarily autistic students throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Nafisah has worked with Bebashi since 2012 and has held several roles within the organization.
She started her career as a medical case manager and support group facilitator, and quickly moved into leadership positions as team leader and, most recently, assistant supervisor of medical case management.
Nafisah manages Bebashi’s Community Advisory Board, which provides quality assurance for client related services, and oversees the organization’s Electronic Medical Record Systems. She has participated on two strategic planning projects for the expansion of the organization and has assisted with developing Bebashi’s performance evaluation tool and leading the staff morale club.
Nafisah earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University.
She joined Bebashi nine years ago because of her love of serving the community and her passion for ensuring that marginalized communities attain access to resources that they often do not receive.
She is excited to continue the development and expansion of Bebashi’s programs.
Joann is a compassionate Social Worker who has worked with families, women and children for more than 20 years in Philadelphia. Prior to working at Bebashi, she provided counseling services to families of troubled youth at NET, CATCH and Family Services of Bucks County. She is a graduate of Rutgers School of Social Work. During her free time, she enjoys singing with the “Voices of Praise” choir at the Bethany Baptist Church in Lindenwold, NJ.
Keisha joined Bebashi in August 2011. A Philly native, she received her undergraduate degree from Temple University and her Master of Health Administration degree from Saint Joseph’s University. Prior to Bebashi, Keisha gave back to her community by volunteering with two AmeriCorps programs: City Year and Education Works. She is also the coordinator of Philadelphia’s first TransNecessities Closet.
Keisha is a loving wife and proud mother of one. She enjoys reading, learning, and most of all, helping others!
Alvin has been a practicing physician assistant for 20 years. He specializes in HIV treatments and is passionate about helping clients reach their overall health goals.
Throughout his career, Alvin has ensured that his patients receive quality care. He has experience in motivational interviewing, which helps to empower his patients to be more involved in their healthcare, and he insists on educating his patients on health awareness, to enhance their understanding of the importance of preventative care.
He was educated at Temple University and received his Physician Assistant degree at Philadelphia University. He also holds a Master of Science in Public Health degree from Touro University.
With 28 years of Human Services experience and over 20 years of Human Resource Management and Training and Development experience, Michael started his career as a Delinquent Youth Case Manager with the Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia (JJC). During his time at the JJC, he transitioned into the role of Human Resource coordinator and quickly advanced to the role of Director of Human Resources.
Michael has a record of success in providing HR support that builds and fosters a positive and healthy organizational culture by ensuring employees, managers, and job candidates are treated with respect, dignity and fairness. He has chaired and assisted in developing Work Force Development programs, Truancy programs, A Charter School, and other human service program initiatives in support of Philadelphia’s “At Risk” Youth population and adults with disabilities.
Michael studied at Penn State University and has a master’s degree from Lincoln University.
With over 15 years of experience in Event Management and Corporate Communications, Jude-Anne is responsible for telling Bebashi’s story.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, she has worked in the Hospitality and Tourism sector in several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and in her home country.
Most recently, Jude-Anne has worked with the Philadelphia Youth Network and the City of Philadelphia, Office of the City Representative in the fields of Event Management and Communications.
She received her undergraduate degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore and her Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a specialization in Marketing, from the University of Liverpool.
She is a dedicated wife and mother of two boys, a passionate writer, and is proud to call Philadelphia her new home.