Meet the Team
Amber Harris currently serves as the Director of the Oakcrest Teen Center. Mrs. Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University. Mrs. Harris has been a member of the Oakcrest family for 8 years, previously serving as the Therapist and the Coordinator for the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative. A life-long resident of Atlantic County, Mrs. Harris takes great pride in using her clinical expertise with children and families to better serve her community. In her spare time, Mrs. Harris enjoys spending time with family, shopping, and traveling.
Alyssa Venuto is the newest addition the Oakcrest Teen Center family. She received her BA of Arts in psychology from Rutgers University in 2011, and her MA in Counseling in Educational Settings from Rowan University in 2013. Ms. Venuto is currently in the process of completing her clinical license at Rowan University, and has been working in the mental health field for over 10 years. Ms. Venuto enjoys working with students and teenagers, and applying her knowledge to administer the best treatment possible. In her spare time, Ms. Venuto enjoys live music and attending sporting events (GO PHILLY!), as well as spending time with family and friends.
Tamika M. Murray currently serves as the Case Manager for the Oakcrest Teen Center. Ms. Murray holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey. She has been a member of the Oakcrest Teen center since October 2017. Ms. Murray brings over ten years of experience helping adolescents, children, and families. She enjoys learning and assisting others in resolving their issues. In her spare time, Ms. Murray enjoys astrology, reading, writing her first book, and spending time with family, friends and “fur babies”.