DAVID LAWRENCE CENTER PROMOTES ST. HILAIRE AND CULLEN TO SUPERVISOR

August 21st, 2015

Naples, Fl – The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer St. Hilaire to Clinical Supervisor of the Children’s Community Action Team and Jessica Cullen to Prevention Supervisor.

St. Hilaire joined the David Lawrence Center as an Adult Outpatient Clinician in 2012. In this position, St. Hilaire provided individual therapy, clinical assessments and crisis support services. In 2013, she was promoted to the Children’s Community Action Team Clinician when the Center received state funding for the new program which provides at risk youth and their families a comprehensive array of mental health and other necessary services coordinated by a multidisciplinary, specialized treatment team. In this latest promotion to Clinical Supervisor, she will oversee the daily operations of the clinical team including case managers, clinicians, mentors and the nurse to ensure continuity and appropriate clinical treatment services are provided for the families. She will also continue to provide direct clinical care including individual and family therapy, mental health screenings, crisis intervention services, treatment plan development and case management.

St. Hilaire earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Albertus Magnus College in Connecticut and her Master of Social Work at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

In 2013, Jessica Cullen joined the David Lawrence Center as a Behavioral Health Technician in the Crisis Stabilization Unit and was promoted to Discharge Planning Clinician six months later. In her newest position as Prevention Supervisor, Cullen will be responsible for the further advancement of the David Lawrence Center’s prevention education programs which include topics such as substance abuse, suicide, conflict resolution, anger management, behavioral problems, parenting, depression and much more.

Cullen is an alumna of Florida Gulf Coast University where she earned her Bachelor of Science and double majored in Criminal Forensic Studies and Criminal Justice. In 2013, she obtained her Master of Science in Forensic Science with a concentration in Forensic Behavior Analysis.

David Lawrence Center is the Southwest Florida-based, not-for-profit leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community based prevention and treatment services for the one in four local children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges. David Lawrence Center has eight locations in Collier County and touches the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. For more information about David Lawrence Center call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org.

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