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Devereux honors direct care supervisors with 2020 Supervisory Excellence Award  

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health recently presented its 2020 Supervisory Excellence Award to direct care supervisors across the organization who lead by example. 

The annual award recognizes supervisors who demonstrate a commitment to Devereux’s core values, instill pride, and foster personal and professional growth and development. 

“I want to thank and congratulate this year’s Supervisory Excellence Award recipients for their unwavering dedication and commitment to our organization, and for helping to create a work environment that is respectful, flexible and supportive,” said Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II. “These individuals exemplify Servant Leadership in their everyday actions, by applauding the efforts of others, and putting the needs of their colleagues – and the individuals and families in our care – first.”   

Below is a list of Devereux’s 2020 Supervisory Excellence Award recipients:

  • Laura Medlock, Devereux Arizona
  • Annika Tamkun, Devereux California
  • Megan McGrath, Devereux Colorado
  • Angel Katiewicz, Devereux Connecticut – The Glenholme School
  • Stacy Lewis, Devereux Florida – Orlando
  • Debbie Stafford, Devereux Florida – Viera
  • Reanah Kellogg, Devereux Georgia
  • Sue Dodge, Devereux Massachusetts/Rhode Island
  • Katie Licciardello, Devereux New Jersey
  • Hamid Essaher, Devereux New York
  • Jymytree Michel, Devereux Pennsylvania – Adult Services
  • Diamon Beckford, Devereux Pennsylvania CBHS
  • Ted Patterson, Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS
  • Tawny Hohl, Devereux Pocono
  • Shelissa Ceasar, Devereux Texas – League City
  • Kenny Barber, Devereux Texas - Victoria 

Learn more about the 2020 award recipients. 

About the Supervisory Excellence Award …

Each year, direct care employees across Devereux nominate supervisors who demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and Servant Leadership principles through the following behaviors and actions: 

  • Consistently treat others with respect; listen to others’ opinions/recommendations
  • Create an adaptive and supportive environment
  • Offer sincere praise and recognition
  • Provide fair and timely performance feedback, both positive and constructive
  • Actively engage in, and encourage, personal and professional growth
  • Lead by example in all actions
  • Communicate effectively by listening and sharing important information
  • Hold himself/herself, and others, accountable for meeting Devereux’s standards of excellence

Clark noted, “At Devereux, we always strive to reward and honor team members who exceed our goals. The recipients of this award do just that by helping their colleagues achieve both their personal and professional best.” 

Learn more about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

 

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