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Jessica Putnam Receives 2021 Ivan G. Hileman Award

As the program coordinator for Bell’s Community Hospital Integration Project Program (CHIPP) Assisted Living program, Jessica Putnam oversees three community living homes that each provide 24/7 care for three mental health service users. Jessica’s supervisor, Kris Stroup, nominated Jessica for the Ivan G. Hileman award because, she says, Jessica’s leadership skills became even more evident […]

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Mary Griest Receives 2021 Ivan G. Hileman Award (IDD services)

Managing a calendar of scheduled in-person trainings for an entire department takes a lot of coordination.  Reworking that schedule and figuring out how to make those trainings happen in a virtual environment due to a pandemic, is a whole new challenge.  To meet required program regulations for Bell’s intellectual/developmental disability residential program (IDRS), all staff […]

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Rewarding Work: meet Christina

Christina Hines is the Program Coordinator for Shelter Services, which includes Bell Family Shelter and three transitional housing programs for the homeless: Possibilities, Next Step, and Bridge Housing. When asked about her role, Christina shared, “I enjoy being able to assist individuals and families as they grow and blossom. It is a rewarding feeling when […]

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It’s the Little Things

Kathryn Patterson, owner of Hill Street Quilts (hillstreetquilts.com), worked in Bell’s Mental Health Department, from 1980-1992, and then as the Director of Human Resources, from 2001-2003. She says, “I’m very proud to have been part of the team that built Bell from the ground up!” Recently, she shared her beautiful and touching thoughts with us […]

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