Dan Heit, Founder

Dan Heit, M.A.

JusticeWorks’ Founder

Dan Heit founded JusticeWorks YouthCare in Pittsburgh, PA in 1999 after a distinguished leadership career. A nationally recognized expert in behavioral health programs, he has been acknowledged as a leader in developing and managing innovative programs for troubled youth.

He was appointed by President George H.W. Bush to serve on a 24 member Presidential Commission for model legislation and, as president of a national trade organization, met with President Clinton and served on subcommittees for health care reform. He was a founding member of The National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws and served two terms as President of the Therapeutic Communities of America. He is active in his community and serves a number of community organizations.

Dan’s commitment is to develop and manage programs that do “whatever it takes” to make a positive difference for troubled youth, their families and communities. Please contact him directly to see if JusticeWorks can provide a resource for your agency and community: danheit@justiceworksyouthcare.com



Tomeika Martin, MS, HS-BCP

Tomeika Martin, MS, HS-BCP

Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare

Tomeika Martin is a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner, Child and Adolescent Needs and Strength Assessor, and holds a Masters degree in Human Services.

As a native of South Carolina with experience in the public and private sectors, Ms. Martin brings a thorough understanding of the State, its children in need, and how to make positive changes. Ms. Martin has an extraordinary proven track record which includes: working within the children’s therapeutic clinical service system for over a decade, serving as a strong advocate for children and families and exceptional leadership and management experience.

Ms. Martin has worked for both the Department of Social Services and the Governor’s office Continuum of Care. During her tenure with the Governor’s Office, she was appointed to serve on a Work Task Force committee representing the Charleston region to improve clinical services to emotionally disturbed children and families. In addition, she held a leadership role with a non-profit organization, which quickly grew and was widely respected for innovation, responsiveness and high quality. Ms. Martin was responsible for overseeing and managing all Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Services within this organization.

As the Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare she will lead our expansion of services throughout South Carolina.



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Tony Roman, LCSW

Regional Supervisor, Conway, SC

Tony Roman is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and certified substance abuse counselor (CSAC) in the Commonwealth of Virginia and a Licensed Independent Social Worker of Clinical Practice (LISW-CP) in the State of South Carolina. He earned his undergraduate degree in sociology from Virginia Tech and his graduate degree in social work (MSW) from Radford University. Tony recently relocated to South Carolina to serve as the Regional Supervisor for the JusticeWorks Conway Region. Tony has provided community-based mental health and substance abuse treatment since 2006 and has served in operations and management capacities since 2008. He specializes in conducting comprehensive substance evaluations and providing intensive group and individual treatment to dually-diagnosed individuals. Tony has developed multiple co-occurring treatment programs within various human service agencies that serve both adolescents and adults. In addition to his clinical and development roles, Tony also served as an adjunct professor for the Radford University School of Social Work and is passionate about teaching and training others. Tony has presented as a keynote and session speaker at over 50 human service related conferences, seminars and workshops. If you would like to schedule Tony to conduct a presentation or training for your agency, please contact him at troman@justiceworksbc.org.



Amanda Harmon, MS - Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Amanda Harmon, MS

Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Amanda Harmon has her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. Following this degree Amanda did research in the Behavioral Endocrinology Laboratory while working on her Masters in Bio-behavioral Health. Following this research work Amanda pursued a Masters in Cognitive and Developmental Psychology while working in the Neurodevelopmental Sciences Laboratory at the University of Louisville. In addition to research work Amanda has also worked as a trauma counselor at Horry County Drug Court, and taught classes at Penn State University and Eastern University. Amanda strives to find ways to make current research applicable to daily behavior problems families deal with.

Amanda is a South Carolina native who enjoys her family time while also finding ways to volunteer in her community. Amanda enjoys helping to educate others on ways they can improve their family and those around them.



Brooke Williams, LPC/I - Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Brooke Williams, LPC/I

Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Brooke Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, who earned her Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Prior to her career in mental health, Brooke worked in the financial industry as a Business Analyst. She grew up in small-town Ohio before moving to Columbus, Ohio to pursue her undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems. During this time, Brooke began volunteering with families, which sparked a passion for at-risk children and parents struggling with how to manage their behaviors. Brooke began working with a parent and youth mentoring program, where she soon moved into a supervisory role where she implemented and provided oversight for new programs. Brooke moved to Charleston in 2012, finished her master’s degree and began work with the severely mentally ill, veterans, and indigent populations. Brooke has experience with case management, group facilitation, individual and family therapy, management, process improvement and program development.



Krista Godek, LMSW - Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Krista Godek, LMSW

Supervisor, Charleston, SC

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Krista Godek earned her undergraduate dual degree in Elementary and Special Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Krista began her career in Maryland, where she worked with students with emotional disabilities.

In 2007, Krista relocated to Charleston, South Carolina and earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina. As an LMSW, Krista has a wide variety of experience in school social work, direct clinical practice, program development, and supervising clinical staff. Krista is certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and emphasizes the importance of trauma-informed care as it relates to treatment services for clients and their families.



Lillie Dicks, MS - Supervisor, Florence, SC

Lillie Dicks, MS

Supervisor, Florence, SC

Lillie Dicks received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology from the University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL. She also has an Associate Degree in Business from Williamsburg Technical College in Kingstree, SC.

Lillie is certified in Child Welfare Services where she served over 20 years with the SC Department of Social Services where she served in a leadership capacity. She is certified as a Family Group Counselor Facilitator. Lillie was appointed and commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public for South Carolina.

Lillie serves as Program Supervisor for the following counties: Chesterfield, Marlboro, Dillon, Darlington, Lee, Florence, Sumter, Clarendon, Marion and Williamsburg.


Ronald Jackson, LMSW - Regional SupervisorRonald Jackson, LMSW

Regional Supervisor

Ronald Jackson holds his license as a Master’s in Social Work.  He obtained his master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in the same from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Mr. Jackson is from Philadelphia, PA where he worked as a Program Director, responsible for planning, creation, and coordination of programs.  Immediately, before joining our team Mr. Jackson worked three years for a local Community Mental Health facility as the program supervisor.  There he was responsible for monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of programs and made adjustments as needed, in order to ensure objectives were being met.

Ronald serves as a Regional Supervisor for the following counties: Richland, Lexington, and Greenwood.