MEET OUR STAFF
DENNA HAYS, MSW, LSW
Denna Hays, a Pennsylvania Licensed Social Worker earned her Masters of Social Work degree from the
University of Pittsburgh, Bachelors degree in Social Work from Slippery Rock University and is currently
a doctoral level student through Capella University. Having previously worked for Butler County Children
and Youth Agency, Denna brings to us over 20 years of experience in the field of child welfare. As both a
caseworker and supervisor, Denna has experience in the management and oversight of child abuse investigations
throughout Butler County. Denna has also been a long standing member of Butler County's Multidisciplinary
Team (MDIT). Denna is is also an active adjunct faculty member of the undergraduate social work program at
Slippery Rock University Social Work and a contract trainer for the University of Pittsburgh's Child Welfare Training Program. Denna began her employment as the Executive Director of Butler County Alliance for Children on January 27, 2014.
SUE COUNTS, MSW, LSW
Sue Counts, a Pennsylvania Licensed Social Worker earned her Masters Social Work Degree from the University and
undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University. Sue initially entered the field of child welfare and social services as a foster parent, subsequently entering the field of child welfare. Sue brings to us over 25 years of experience in the field
of child welfare and forensic interviewing of child victims. The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute recognizes
Sue as a certified Master Forensic Social Worker. Sue joined Butler County Alliance for Children in December 2014.