Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Alum News

Maureen Hughes
Maureen Hughes, a December 2012 grad who majored in Child & Family Studies, has accepted the position of Children's Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment Provider at The Center for Individual and Family Services in Mansfield.

Her duties include implementing service plans for children 0-18 years of age to help them with social skills, living skills, impulsiveness, and community care.

In her first few days on the job, Maureen has gone through a lot of training and has been licensed as a Qualified Mental Health Specialist which qualifies her to work with clients who have high-level mental health issues using a variety of therapy techniques.

"This is all so interesting and I really love the work environment," Maureen says of her new position.

Elizabeth Balser
Liz Balser, also a December 2012 grad who majored in Child & Family Studies, has accepted a position as an Adoption Coordinator at the Alabama Family Adoption Services in Birmingham, Alabama. Liz will work with birth mothers and the adoptive parents. Liz interned with the Alabama Family Adoption Services during the summer of 2012. Before the end of the summer, they had offered Liz a full-time position upon graduation!

Katelyn Fox
Katy Fox, another December 2012 grad who majored in Child & Family Studies, has been accepted into the Clinical Counseling graduate program at Malone University in Canton. She is beginning her studies this semester.

Amanda Farson
Joining Katy at Malone University is Mandy Farson, a May 2012 graduate who majored in Child & Family Studies. Mandy also has been accepted into the Clinical Counseling graduate program and will begin her studies this semester. Mandy is employed with the Ashland County Help-Me-Grow as a Service Coordinator.

Congratulations Maureen, Liz, Katy, and Mandy. Ashland University's Child & Family Studies program has prepared you well for these exciting steps in your lives.

We are so proud of all our graduates!

Attention Alumni - Let us know what you are up to. Send your updates to: Wendy Hall, whall4@ashland.edu.



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