Andy Strutynskyj LSW, PHR
Executive Director

Andy Strutynskyj is the Executive Director of Quest Autism Programs. He is a Licensed Social Worker and has worked with children, adolescents and adults with special needs for over 20 years. He received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Kean University. Andy held positions in both for-profit and non-profit programs in New York and New Jersey. He has presented to parent groups and is an advocate for individuals with special needs. In the IDD field he has worked with the dual diagnosed, offending, and autism populations. Andy has an innate ability to identify system’s needs. As part of the New Jersey deinstitutionalization project, he helped successfully transitioned over 100 IDD individuals from institutions into community-based settings. He has strong commitment to quality-based programming which has led to growth and stability for all the organizations he has worked at.

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Carrie Hennessy, MA BCBA
Clinical Director

Carrie Hennessy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has served as the Clinical Director of the Quest Autism Adult Day Program since it’s opening in 2005. She has a BA in Psychology from St. John Fisher College, received her Teacher of the Handicapped certification from Montclair State University, and has a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University.  Carrie has worked with children, young adults and adults with autism and their families since 1996. Carrie has presented at national and international conferences, schools and other programs on topics related to programming and transitioning for adolescents with autism, supported volunteer/employment, and various other topics related to ABA and adults with autism.

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Amber Harris
Business Manager
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