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Meet the Staff

FSMDTs consist of professionals from prosecution (i.e., District Attorney), law enforcement, Child Welfare Services (Oklahoma Department of Human Services), medicine, mental health, domestic violence (recommended), and other related fields that promote coordination and teamwork needed to ensure a timely and appropriate response to investigations of child maltreatment. FSMDTs conduct formalized case reviews that allow team members to immediately share information and eliminate duplicate efforts.


Jimmy Widdifield, Jr., LPC – FSMDT Program Manager

  Contact Jimmy: jimmy.widdifield@occy.ok.gov | (405) 606-4919

Jimmy Widdifield, Jr., LPC, is the Freestanding Multidisciplinary Teams (FSMDT) Program Manager at the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth in Oklahoma City, OK.  He is responsible for supporting and monitoring more than 35 FSMDTs in Oklahoma (according to the statute and administrative rules), as well as coordinating, providing training, and technical assistance, on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary issues in child maltreatment to MDT members and professionals.  

He was formerly the Training Director for the University of Oklahoma Problematic Sexual Behavior Training/Technical Assistance Program and the National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth.  He has extensive experience planning and providing training/technical assistance and presenting locally, nationally, and internationally, to professionals in child protection services, foster care, juvenile justice, law enforcement, schools, mental health agencies, and to the general community on the research and treatment of youth with problematic sexual behavior.  

Mr. Widdifield is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has trained in several evidence-based treatments that address the impact of child maltreatment and trauma.  He is also a graduate of the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.


Makala Pittman - FSMDT Administrative Assistant

  Contact Makala: makala.pittman@occy.ok.gov | (405) 606-4903

Makala Pittman is the Freestanding Multidisciplinary Teams (FSMDT) Administrative Assistant at the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth in Oklahoma City, OK. In this position, she provides administrative support, coordinates training, and assists in providing technical assistance to MDT members and professionals. Prior to her role with OCCY, she was employed by the Oklahoma Division of Capital Assets Management as an Administrative Assistant and Eligibility Officer for the Federal Surplus Property Distribution Program, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office as an Intake Clerk, and lastly at Zoning-Info as a Research Clerk. 

Last Modified on Oct 28, 2021