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Our newest staff member is Amber Besaw, the Project Director for our new and evolving center for families, The Family Place. Amber lives in North Adams with her husband and two sons, 9 and 5 who attend school at Brayton Elementary. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from SUNY Potsdam and a Master’s Degree in Human Services and Community Counseling from SUNY Oswego. Her work experiences include working in clinical mental health in a rural hospital setting, working with therapeutic foster families and the children they care for, community mental health, and more recently with the Massachusetts Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative program at the Brien Center.