Staff Member Spotlight
1) What is your role at Family Ties and how long have you worked here?
I enjoy my role as a Family Resource Specialist at Family Ties. I began my journey in July 2003 in the Mount Vernon Resource Center and I am also a MAPP Trainer in the RTECS program.
2) What do you love about your job?
I am a "people person" and I like listening and assisting peeple with issues that are overwhelming to them. With the numerous resources here in Mount Vernon and Westchester, we find solutions that make for better living for families. I also enjoy MAPP training where I instruct perspective foster parents to care for children who have been removed fromm their homes for saftey reasons. Facilitating these sessions allows you to see people from various segments of life and their intentions to work with children in care. I love people!
3) If there was one thing you would like people to know about Family Ties, what would it be?
The Resource Centers are informative, friendly, family-oriented places where strength-based communication and partnership are ongoing.
4) What inspires you?
I am inspired by what others do to make this world a better place. I am inspired by my co-workers and friends who are about doing positive things and I am inspired by my spiritual belief that there is a higher power.
5) What do you like to do when you are not working?
When I am not working, I enjoy traveling, reading, socializing, giving back to the community and spending time with my family