EXTRA DISTANCE AWARD WINNERS

Sheila Mooney

Supervisor/Clinician

Children, Family, and Community Services

“Empathetic,” “organized,” and “a great listener…” are abilities we strive for in the field of human services. Well, these are some of the qualities that supervisees of Sheila Mooney use to describe her. Sheila not only demonstrates these skills but also fosters these skills in those she works with in her supervisory role at Whitman

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Vinda Fernandes

WIC Nutrition Assistant

Children, Family, and Community Services

Imagine being a teenager and finding yourself pregnant with nowhere to turn… Place yourself in the shoe of a parent of a child diagnosed with developmental delays… What if you desperately need assistance for your child but English is not your first language? These are just some of the individuals that Vinda encounters, and diligently

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Marc Josma

Child & Family Specialist

Children, Family, and Community Services

”Very persistent and respectful”, “strength-based”, “compassionate”, “team-player” are just some of the phrases used to describe Marc Josma, a Child & Family Specialist. Marc was nominated by his supervisor, who shared one story of Marc’s interaction with an individual served. The youth was placed at a treatment facility due to symptoms of severe anxiety and

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