"Our goal is to meet all your mental health needs
with individualized treatment and services."
New Director of Employment Services
The Counseling Center is pleased to welcome Elaine Bednar, D. Min., M.A., LPCC-S as the new Director of Employment Services. Dr. Bednar comes to the Center with a strong mix of business, education and counseling experiences. She has been an adjunct professor and Director of Student Affairs at Ashland Theological Seminary, has worked in community mental health and chemical dependency programs, and has been an account manager for Coca-Cola and worked in other food and manufacturing settings. “Her broad experience will be extremely beneficial to our mental health patients who are struggling to gain successful employment,” noted Diane DeRue, Vice President/Chief of Rehabilitation and Recovery Services. The Center’s Employment program offers work assessment, job development and job coaching to mental health patients who are returning to the work force. Program staff also include an employment social worker and two job coaches. Last year the program assisted 71 persons to secure work or volunteer experience and 48 people became successfully employed..
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