Treatment works! The recipe to recovery and storytelling as medicine

By Dr. Tom Wright, MD, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer When I was training to be a child psychiatrist many years ago, I had a mentor who was one of the most well-known and beloved child psychiatrists in Illinois:  Jay Hirsch, MD. Jay had many sayings, quotes, and “clinical pearls” … Continued

Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer renews American Board of Psychiatry certifications

Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, Dr. Thomas Wright, recently passed his Combined Maintenance of Certification examination in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. The Board requires these certifications be renewed once every 10 years. The Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) … Continued

Rosecrance New Life to host Recovery Month celebration

In honor of recovery month, Rosecrance New Life is hosting a recovery month celebration on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Paul Revere Square Courtyard (2322 E Kimberly Rd) in Davenport, Iowa. The potluck celebration is open to the public and will include a potluck, barbecue, live music, and games with the recovery community and … Continued

Rosecrance awarded grant from Community Foundation for McHenry County

Rosecrance was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation for McHenry County at the Foundation’s Grants Luncheon in August. The grant will support the Arts, Animals, and Adventure (AAA) program, which assists youth from McHenry County experiencing emotional and behavioral dysregulation by providing a combination of evidence-based therapy practices and real-world application under … Continued

Rosecrance names additional alumni coordinator position

Rosecrance is pleased to announce Colleen Fry has been named Alumni Coordinator. With nearly 1,000 employees, Rosecrance serves more than 30,000 individuals and families annually throughout 50+ locations in the Midwest, and the organization continues to seek new opportunities for expansion. The creation of this second Alumni Coordinator position is a response to the expansions … Continued

Rosecrance approved for Veterans Choice Program

Rosecrance was recently approved for the Veterans Choice Program, which means that veterans will be able to receive treatment services from Rosecrance paid for by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Veterans Choice Program is one of several programs through which a veteran can receive care from a community provider at no expense to … Continued

Rosecrance expands in-house legal department in response to growth

Rosecrance is pleased to announce Stephanie Clay has accepted the newly created position of Associate Counsel. Clay began working for Rosecrance in 2017 as a Law Clerk and will transition over to her new role effective immediately. The Associate Counsel position serves as a response to recent growth and expansion, but also as preparation for … Continued

Rosecrance Florian Program receives award from Illinois Association for Behavioral Health

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that its Florian program has been selected as a recipient for the 2018 Excellence in Mental Health Award. The Excellence in Mental Health Award, presented by the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health (IABH), celebrates innovative practices in mental health treatment and organizations who have implemented new or emerging technologies to … Continued

Joan Lodge named Administrator of Adult Community Mental Health

Rosecrance is pleased to announce Joan Lodge, LCSW, has accepted the position of Administrator of Adult Community Mental Health; which includes oversight of the Rosecrance Ware Center, Belvidere, Rosecrance Mulberry and recovery housing. Joan has a long history working at Rosecrance, beginning with the former Janet Wattles in 1991.  Joan has worked in many facets … Continued