Rosecrance hires new director of nursing

Rosecrance has hired a new director of nursing with experience in the states and abroad. Allison Pale, who joined the staff this month, has been a registered nurse for 16 years, with 14 of those years spent as a family nurse practitioner. She comes to Rockford from her most recent role as director of nursing … Continued

New outpatient addiction treatment programs available in Chicago suburbs

Rosecrance has launched intensive outpatient addiction treatment programs (IOPs) for adults of all ages at its offices in Northbrook, Frankfort and La Grange. IOPs allow people to focus on their recovery skills while staying in their home environments. Clients participate in treatment nine hours a week using an evidence-based curriculum that includes individual and family … Continued

Rosecrance’s Dave Gomel receives Ph.D. from Walden University in Minneapolis

David Gomel, Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Rosecrance, has been awarded a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University of Minneapolis, Minn. Gomel, who has been with Rosecrance for 20 years, oversees operations at more than 40 Rosecrance sites. His doctoral studies were focused on non-profit administration. He also holds … Continued

Clients and staff gather to honor Veterans Day

Michael Oldenburg tried to capture why saying “thank you for your service” can be confusing to veterans on Veterans Day. “All’s we did was our job,” said Oldenburg, a Rosecrance transition specialist. He said it’s the thought behind that sentiment that counts. Oldenburg shared that and details about his own time in the U.S. Army … Continued

Rosecrance Healing Garden featured in Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces

The Rosecrance Healing Garden was recently featured in Daniel Winterbottom and Amy Wagenfeld’s new book entitled Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces. The book, which serves as a practical guide for combining aesthetic s and therapeutic practices, contains a two page spread that praises the efficacy of the garden’s sensory-rich plantings and water fixtures in … Continued

Rosecrance’s chief medical officer receives national award for clinical excellence

Dr. Thomas Wright, Chief Medical Officer at Rosecrance Health Network, was honored Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, as Addiction Professional magazine’s “Outstanding Clinician of the Year” in the physician category. The award was presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in St. Louis, MO. The award honors professionals who “demonstrate exemplary and innovative clinical skills … Continued