Employee Spotlight: Autumn Nichole Ray, Integrated Treatment Therapist

Get to know Autumn Ray, our Integrated Treatment Therapist! How long have you worked at Beacon Mental Health? I started as a Contractor at Skylander in October 2018, and at Beacon Mental Health in February 2022. What do you like to do in your free time? I spend most of my free time with my [...]

February 22nd, 2024|

Beacon Staff Making Waves in Family Support Curriculum

Our own Jennifer Wilson and Dawnne Dehne were recently invited to serve as Family Support Provider (FSP) representatives in creating a statewide curriculum for FSPs through the state credentialing board, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. FSPs serve as peer specialists to the parents of children with mental health needs. They act [...]

December 14th, 2023|

Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Watts, LCSW, Clinical Therapy Manager

Get to know Jennifer Watts, LCSW, our Clinical Therapy Manager. How long have you worked at Beacon Mental Health? I started as an intern in the Day Program almost 29 years ago. I worked for Beacon for almost six years before leaving. Five years ago, I returned to Beacon as I felt a need to [...]

December 14th, 2023|

Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Stanford, Director of Prevention and Youth Services

Get to know Elizabeth Stanford, our Director of Prevention and Youth Services! How long have you worked at Tri-County? 3 months What do you like to do in your free time? Watch sports, attend sporting events and/or live music! Go Royals!!! I also love to go for trail walks with my basset hounds Harvey and [...]

June 14th, 2023|

Employee Spotlight: Brittany Semsch, Sr. Manager of School Based Services

Get to know Brittany Semsch, our Senior Manager of School Based Services! How long have you worked at Tri-County? Three and a half years. What do you like to do in your free time? Much of my free time these days is filled chasing my energetic, 16 month old daughter, Mia, around! It’s so fun to [...]

April 17th, 2023|

Celebrating Vicky Ward

Vicky Ward pioneered prevention in the Northland, and the story starts 30 years ago. In July of 1993, Vicky was contracted by Tri-County Mental Health Services to develop “a prevention program.” Soon after, in September of 1994, Vicky was hired on as a staff member at Tri-County under Missouri’s Community 2000 initiative. The goal of [...]

April 2nd, 2023|
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