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Denise Young

Ms. Young has supported people with intellectual and other disabilities for 15 years. She began as a Direct Support Professional working in a group home for women supporting their daily needs. In her next effort she worked with adults in a specialized day setting, supporting people to enhance their employment, self-care skills, time management, travel skills, and community life experiences.

Community Involvement

Ms. Young joined the CHSSP team in 2006. Her work has been recognized as outstanding, and when an opportunity arose Ms. Young successfully applied and was promoted to Assistant Program Coordinator for the Employment Readiness department.

Career Achievements

She has made excellent progress in moving the mission forward by effectively using Person Centered Thinking tools, identifying new learning and volunteering opportunities for people in the program, and assisting them to move on, well prepared, to Supported Employment. Ms. Young's life motto is "Keep love in your heart, smile often, enjoy life, and make memories."