Hispanic Heritage Month Visibility Campaign: Naisha Ortiz

September 15-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, an opportunity for us to continue our Visibility Campaign series and revisit our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This month we will increase visibility of our Hispanic staff. Today's spotlight goes to Naisha Ortiz, BS, intervention specialist.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Visibility Campaign: Tina Loarte-Rodriguez

September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, an opportunity for us to continue our Visibility Campaign series and revisit our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This month we will increase visibility of our Hispanic staff. Today's spotlight goes to Tina Loarte-Rodriguez, MSN, RN, CPPS, CPHRM, vice president of nursing and laboratory director.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Visibility Campaign: Yadira Negrón

September 15–-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, an opportunity for us to continue our Visibility Campaign series and revisit our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This month, we will increase visibility of our Hispanic staff. Today's spotlight goes to Yadira Negrón, an Explore Program and Family Violence-Adult Services group facilitator.

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Victoria Prestileo, LCSW, Discusses SURGE Initiative in Zip06 News Story

Victoria Prestileo, LCSW, associate director, Wheeler Community-Based Services, was part of a Zip06 news story featuring the South Central Network of Care’s Substance Use Resource Guide Entity (SURGE) initiative, a group of individuals and organizations seeking to connect young people and their families with substance use resources.

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Back to School - Unpacking the Mental Backpack

Our Melissa Mendez, LCSW, IMH-E, Director of Early Childhood Programs at Wheeler, participated in a August 26 virtual event from the YWCA Hartford Region, "Back to School: A Conversation Unpacking the Mental Backpack."

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Trustee Marian Acker: Inspired for a Healthier State, Revitalized Bristol

Marian Acker, CPA, Vice President and Controller for Barnes Group Inc., can look across the street from her office building and see a vision for Wheeler’s future, where the organization is aiming to consolidate both of its existing Bristol Family Health & Wellness Centers, as well as administrative offices, into a new flagship facility.

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Wheeler President and CEO and Peer Recovery Specialist Part of Recent WNPR “Where We Live” Program

Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Sabrina Trocchi, PhD, MPA, and Stephanie Almada, peer recovery support specialist, took part in WNPR’s August 6 “Where We Live” program and discussed the impact of COVID-19 and other factors on behavioral health and substance use; strategies for reducing stigma; the purpose and benefits of medication-assisted treatment (MAT); and priorities for addressing these issues moving forward.

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Wheeler to Host Virtual Job Fair on August 5, 2021, from 3 – 7 pm

Wheeler is hosting a virtual job fair on August 5, 2021, from 3 – 7 pm. The organization is hiring masters-level clinicians (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMSW, LMFTA, LPCA), as well as bachelor-level case managers for its in-home programs, with a focus on positions in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Waterbury.

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