Bridging The Gap Between Health and Education
(860) 291-9787 dpoerio@ihssbhc.org

Goodwin Health Center

GHC Medical Care

    Primary Care Services & Preventative Health Care Services

  • physical exams, immunizations, laboratory tests,
    nutrition and exercise counseling, weight
    management, cholesterol management, hypertension,
    and specialty referrals
    Acute Care of Common Injuries & Illnesses

  • Cold, flu, allergies, conjunctivitis, ear infections, sore
    throats, sinus infections, skin problems, lacerations,
    Incision and Drainages, gastrointestinal issues,
    diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted
    illnesses, and asthma

GHC Behavioral Health Services

  • Counseling- Individual, group, family, psycho-
    educational, Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational group therapy
  • Behavioral risk assessments and screenings
  • Case management and outreach services
  • Referral services and administrative consults
  • Support groups- anger management, bereavement,
    smoking cessation substance abuse, healthy
    relationships, academic focus

Medical

Nicholas DeSorboNicholas DeSorbo, MSN, APRN, FNP_C, AGACNP-BC

  • US Army Veteran- Trained in combat life saving
  • Graduated Northwestern BSN program in 2012
  • 5 years as an RN in Trauma, ER, and ICU
  • Master’s Degree University of South Alabama
  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner & Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
    Specialized training as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

Behavioral Health

Latoya WatsonLatoya Watson, LCSW

  • Earned a Masters in Social Work in 2009 from the University of Connecticut
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2014 for the State of CT
  • Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
  • and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Formal training in crisis intervention and work history with Mobile Crisis
    teams throughout the state

Case Management

Carisa SanchezCarisa Sanchez, BA Goodwin Health Center Case Manager

  • Earned a Bachelors in Psychology
  • Currently enrolled in a MSW program at University of St. Joseph
  • Familiar with community resources
  • Point person for referrals to the GHC

Accepted Insurance

  • Anthem Blue/Cross
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthcare

*Questions about your insurance or need help in obtaining insurance? Call GHC for assistance at 860-219-1790

Pending Contracts

  • ConnectiCare
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Oxford

Frequently Asked Questions

Coming soon…

Contact Information

Goodwin Health Center
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-4pm

For questions please contact us at 860-219-1790

Donna Plickys: dplickys@ihssbhc.org
Veronica Velez: vvelez@ihssbhc.org

Forms

Please print, complete, and return all of the forms below when registering at the school based health center.

TREATMENT PERMISSION FORM    GHC PRESENTATION

NOTICE OF PRIVACY(English)    NOTICE OF PRIVACY(Espanol)

HIPPA ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM(ENGLISH)    HIPPA ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM(ESPANOL)