Rosecrance staff and clients participated in a variety of informational and teambuilding activities throughout June to celebrate Pride Month. Activities provided education on the history of Pride Month and value of diversity. In addition, the concept of pride as a recovery value was discussed. Here are a few photo highlights from around the organization.
Almost all people will encounter trauma of some sort in their lifetimes, but not all will bounce back, or even grow, from those experiences. Have you ever wondered how someone can survive a natural disaster or harrowing military combat experiences and instead of being weighed down by the trauma, appear mentally stronger as a result? … Continued
Rosecrance wouldn’t be what it is today without steady hands guiding the organization from one venture to the next. From executive leadership to clinical staff, long-time employees have made it possible to meet emerging needs in the community and to take high-quality care far beyond northern Illinois. Judi Jobe, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative … Continued
As part of the ongoing commitment to health and safety, Rosecrance medical staff in Winnebago County are offering the COVID-19 vaccination to clients participating in residential treatment programs. Medical and direct care staff are also receiving the vaccine. “We are so grateful to provide the vaccine for our clients in residential care,” said Tom Wright, … Continued
There’s another new normal happening around us, and it doesn’t have anything to do with COVID-19. We’re talking about legalized marijuana and the workplace. For employers, the legalization of marijuana presents a Pandora’s box of potential problems. If your Human Resources department is scrambling to develop new policies designed to address all of the possible … Continued
Connections have been a life priority for Joey King. As a healthcare leader, the Coles County native is using that passion to make a difference as Rosecrance Central Illinois’ executive director. King brings more than a decade of experience in behavioral health settings, including eight years as a chief clinical officer at h is most … Continued
In these unprecedented times of COVID-19 and civil unrest, our first responders — fire fighters, paramedics, law enforcement, military and medical personnel — are under more pressure than ever. The level of intensity, combined with long shifts, extreme situations, and exposure to traumatic situations can leave them looking for ways of coping with these stressors. … Continued
Rev. Loren Nielsen went out of his way to make connections as a Rosecrance board member for the past decade. Kind words welcomed future friends and old friends alike as he arrived early and stayed late at events to greet everyone present. He was often called upon to offer the opening prayer at meetings, preparing … Continued