Case Management in Residence Interns

Residential Life MSW Interns

Binghamton Residential Life now offers case management services right in our communities. Our staff of interns from the University's Master of Social Work (MSW) program are here to help our residents with life on campus, supporting their transition to young adulthood by providing assistance with social, behavioral, emotional and academic concerns.

MSW Interns help by:

  • Meeting with students in distress or in need of assistance
  • Assisting residents with resolving roommate or interpersonal conflicts
  • Conducting wellness checks on residents with history of self-harm, crisis transports and/or other mental health concerns
  • Making AOD referrals for students experiencing alcohol or other substance abuse
  • Connecting students with other resources available on campus
  • Working with student staff in the residence halls to effectively use casework approach

Meet our interns:

Sam Kipp

Sam Kipp
skipp1@binghamton.edu
607-777-4629

CIW Inglenook Office

  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Fridays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sam is a second year student in Binghamton's MSW program, working as an intern in the Central Office of Residential Life. She is also a Graduate Assistant for the Mental Health Outreach Peer Education Program (MHOPE), as well as for the 20:1 Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program during the summers here at BU.

Devona Paul

Devona Paul
dpaul8@binghamton.edu
607-777-7456

she/her/hers

CIW Cayuga 110

  • Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1 to 8 p.m.

Devona is in her third year of the dual MSW/MPA program here at Binghamton. She is 1 of 3 floating MSW Interns and is serving the west multi-area this year. Devona also works for Campus Recreation within the Intramural Sports Department. As a former collegiate athlete herself, Devona aspires to work in higher education in student support/counseling services for student athletes. Her areas of interest include suicide prevention, mental health, professional education, leadership development and her weaknesses include crème brûlée, bunnies and catchy 80's pop tunes.

Nicole Mallett

Nicole Mallett
nmallet1@binghamton.edu
607-777-7457

CIW Cayuga 111

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3 to 8 p.m.

Nicole is a second year student with a human development BS from Binghamton University. She is also a Hospitalist Site Coordinator for a physician's company (sound physicians).

Matt Francois

Matt Francois
mfranco4@binghamton.edu

607-777-7455

CIW Cayuga 107

  • Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Fridays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Matt is a second-year student in Binghamton's MSW program. Graduating from Elmira College in 2018, he holds degrees in sociology, psychology, and anthropology. In his first-year internship, he gained experience working with students in elementary, middle, and high school settings.

Liz Dierenfield

Liz Dierenfield
edieren1@binghamton.edu

C4 120 
607-777-4616

  • Mondays 8 a.m. to noon
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Old Digman G31
607-777-7500

  • Fridays 2 to 6 p.m.

Liz is a third-year MSW/MPA student. She has experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and seniors, as well as in prevention and education. 

Kaitlyn Annal

Kaitlyn Annal
kannal1@binghamton.edu
607-777-7500

Old Digman G31

  • Mondays 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 4 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Kaitlyn is a second-year MSW student. She graduated from Binghamton University as an undergraduate with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law. She has experience working with at-risk youth in an educational setting. Her areas of interest include social justice and mental health.

Caitlin Westfall

Caitlin Westfall
cwestfa1@binghamton.edu
607-777-7458

Hinman RC264

  • Wednesdays 12:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Caitlin is a second-year student at Binghamton's MSW program. She has experience working in perinatal and pediatric inpatient medical social work. Caitlin also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater from Syracuse University.

Mar Santos

Mar Santos
msanto17@binghamton.edu

607-777-7659
they/them/theirs

Mountainview Appalachian 101E

Email Mar for appointments:

  • Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mar's walk-ins, no appointment needed:

  • Wednesdays 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Mar is a second-year MSW student in Binghamton University's MSW program. Mar graduated from Binghamton University in May 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Human Development. They have been involved in the Binghamton campus community through their work as a Resident Assistant in Dickinson Community and walk chair of the Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide awareness. Mar also has experience with providing individual and group counseling to elementary school students and peer support to LGBTQ+ youth.

Joe Evangelisti 

Joe Evangelisti
jevange1@binghamton.edu

607-777-4616

Newing C4 120

  • Mondays 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 5 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Joe is a second year MSW student with an undergraduate degree in Human Development from Binghamton and former RA. Joe works on campus in the office of Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs and has a passion for mental health advocacy, loves coffee, egg rolls, and gorillas.

Jesse Natishak

Jesse Natishak
jnatish1@binghamton.edu

607-777-4616

Newing C4 120

  • Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jesse is a Binghamton native and is a 2nd year MSW student at Binghamton University. Jesse has experience working with active substance users, with a strong emphasis on harm reduction. Two virtues that Jesse is very passionate about in life are equity and service; and is a strong advocate for the pursuit of self-efficacy. In her spare time, Jesse teaches yoga and is very involved in her local recovery community. Jesse is unsure at this time of the direction she plans to head in after graduation, but looks forward to learning from res life students at Binghamton.

Katie Monahan

Katie Monahan
kmonaha1@binghamton.edu
607-777-7459

Apartments Hillside Commons 107

  • Wednesdays 3 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays 3 to 8 p.m.
  • Fridays 1 to 6 p.m.

Katie is a second-year student in Binghamton's MSW program. She graduated from Binghamton University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and English. She has previous internship experience working in the substance use and mental health fields.

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