Posts Categorized: Staff Happenings

Klingberg Welcomes Therapy Dog

Klingberg Family Centers is pleased to welcome a registered therapy dog to our staff. Winston works with his handler, Lauren Pedersen, LMFT, in our school-based clinics. Winston’s superpower is helping people relax, and twice a week he puts that superpower to good use at a total of four New Britain elementary schools. Spending some time… Read more »

Klingberg’s Family Champions 2018

The CCFSA held their 13th Annual Family Champion Event on June 5th at the New Haven Lawn Club to recognize individuals across the state who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to strengthen and support families in Connecticut through their involvement with a family service agency. The CCFSA honored two of Klingberg… Read more »

American Savings Foundation Grants Staff Development Assistant

Klingberg Family Centers was awarded the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship through the American Savings Foundation with a summer intern. The Staff Development Department worked with the American Savings Foundation to hire Roisin Healy. Roisin is an undergraduate at UConn entering her junior year. She is a Psychological Sciences Major and a Neuroscience Minor with the… Read more »

Staff and Trustee Recognized as Family Champions

The Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies awarded the 2017 Family Champion Award to Robert MacAlpine (Trustee) and Maureen Sand (Therapist/Intake Therapist, a member of our Extended Day Treatment team). The Family Champion Awards are presented annually by the Council to one board member and one staff member from each member agency in recognition of… Read more »

Klingberg Staff and Trustee Honored by YWCA

Two of our own were honored as Women in Leadership at YWCA New Britain’s 17th biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon on May 11, 2017. The biennial event honors women in central Connecticut for their accomplishments, volunteerism, and commitment to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Sonia Colón-Mora, Director of Intensive In-home Services… Read more »

Leadership Effectiveness Training Series Begins

Klingberg Family Centers has recently begun The Leadership Effectiveness Series presented by author, consultant, and speaker David O’Brien, President of WorkChoice Solutions. The series began in January and will continue into next fall and quickly sold out at 50 registrants, including 40 of our own leadership staff and 10 sent by the Workers’ Compensation Trust…. Read more »

Evening of Recognition 2017

Klingberg staff and trustees enjoyed the second annual Evening of Recognition on January 12, 2017, at the Aqua Turf in Southington. A Raymond Hill School employee, “DJ Buzz,” kept the dance floor filled, while the two photo booths provided laughs throughout the evening—not to mention the good food and even better company! Even technical difficulties… Read more »

Happy 20th to our Parenting Program!

The Parent Aide Program started toward the end of 1996, with one supervisor, Kathy Service, and one worker. The goal of the program was to provide services to strengthen families who are identified as experiencing stress and difficulty in meeting the needs of their children. Families served have children 0-17 years old. The program is… Read more »

TCI Trainers Attend International Conference

Three of Klingberg’s Therapeutic Crisis Intervention trainers recently had the opportunity to attend the 4th International Conference held by the Residential Child Care Project at Cornell University (RCCP). The conference was entitled “Building a Community of Practice,” and according to the RCCP/Cornell University website was designed to “highlight the importance of communities of practice in… Read more »

Jimmy Greene Nominated for Grammy Awards

We are delighted to announce that Jimmy Greene’s album Beautiful Life has been nominated for two Grammy Awards: one for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and one for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for the song “When I Come Home.” The album was inspired by Jimmy’s daughter, Ana Marquez-Greene, who was one of the children killed… Read more »