05 Aug Counseling Associates Honors Jennifer Wyse, QBHP, as 2020 Practitioner of the Year
We loved CELEBRATING Jennifer Wyse as our Counseling Associates 2020 Practitioner of the Year!
Having worked for Counseling Associates for over 21 years, Jennifer has given so much of herself to this agency, the HAVEN program and hundreds of HAVEN girls 24 hours a day 7 days a week. She has represented this agency in the community and with key State players in a way that has been the foundation of the respect and reputation we have with many at the state level. Jennifer will go above and beyond anytime of day to make sure all of the needs are met for each and every girl and staff. She monitors all of the HAVEN contracts to ensure all standards are met consistently and takes this role very seriously. She has these memorized to the level that her supervisors regularly count on her to understand and monitor.
During the COVID Pandemic Jennifer worked diligently ensuring the home had the supplies and ability to be sanitized often, that staff had everything they could possibly need to handle the pending lockdown which could last for several months, as well as organizing schedules to provide consistent supervision 24 hours a day, especially in the event that COVID was contracted inside the home. Her determination and creativity during this most difficult and uncharted time in HAVEN history protected a home, with 12 residents and over 20 staff coming and going, from the COVID virus.
Kristy Kennedy, Director of Children’s Services, says, “I cannot imagine how the HAVEN program would have survived over the past 21 years without Jennifer. She always makes sure everything is taken care of with little guidance or recognition. Jennifer has always been content with being in the background despite being the backbone of this program. Her loyalty, work ethic, and complete commitment to this agency and the HAVEN residents makes her most deserving of this award.”