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Going above and beyond: Devereux honors direct care staff with Culture of Caring Award

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health recently presented its 2019 Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award to team members across the organization who provide the highest quality and most compassionate care and service to children, adolescents and adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

The annual award recognizes exemplary direct care staff who embody Devereux’s mission, core values and commitment to serving others.

“I am incredibly proud of our 2019 Culture of Caring Award recipients for demonstrating what it means to be servant leaders,” said Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II. “These selfless and hard-working individuals have earned the respect and admiration of their colleagues, as well as those entrusted to their care. Their kind, generous spirit and infectious enthusiasm serves as an inspiration to us all.”

Below is a list of Devereux’s 2019 Culture of Caring Award recipients.

  • Lenny Jeffers, Devereux Arizona
  • Roxane Dryden, Devereux California
  • Rachel Eisenhauer, Devereux Colorado
  • Karly Black, Devereux Connecticut – The Glenholme School
  • Andreena Harriman, Devereux Florida
  • Lorie Nazian, Devereux Georgia
  • Christine Hill, Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Tasheika Scott Roberts, Devereux New Jersey
  • Kailee McIntyre, Devereux New York
  • Miama Leryea, Devereux Pennsylvania – Adult Services
  • Liz Frasch, Devereux Pennsylvania – Children’s Behavioral Health Services
  • Dale Baggerley, Devereux Pennsylvania – Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Michelle Gonzalez, Devereux Pennsylvania – Pocono
  • Laurie Solomon, Devereux Texas

Learn more about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award and the 2019 award recipients.

About the Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award …

Established in 2002 by Devereux’s national Board of Trustees, the Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award pays tribute to longtime Devereux trustee, friend and benefactor Thomas Donovan.

Donovan served on the Board of Trustees from 1989 to 2010. During his tenure as chairman, from 1997 to 2002, Donovan expressed his feelings about the qualities that differentiate Devereux from other behavior healthcare providers.

“Devereux has many wonderful attributes that contribute to success,” Donovan said at the time. “However, let us never forget that it is our Devereux culture of caring that makes everything we do effective and successful. A caring culture, coupled with outstanding treatment, makes Devereux the unique and successful organization it is today.”

The Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award is presented annually to a staff member at each of Devereux’s 14 centers.

Learn more about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.


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