Posts Categorized: Staff Happenings

Black History Month Honorees

Black History Month

The IDEAS Committee Celebrates the following staff for being honored by their  fellow co-workers, staff and supervisors. Natasha Ramsay, Klingberg Children’s Advocacy Center Natasha is a new family advocate with  the Klingberg Children’s Advocacy Center and in the short time that she has been with our team, she has demonstrated to be a strong and dedicated… Read more »

Remembering Christine Keys

It is with tremendous sadness that we share with you that Christine Keys, Senior Director of Community Services, passed away on August 10th following her battle with cancer. Christine came to Klingberg Family Centers in the spring of 2011 as the Director of Child Placement. More recently in 2018 she was promoted to Senior Director… Read more »

Annual Report 2019

We are pleased to present our Annual Report for the fiscal year of July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. View below to learn more about the news and accomplishments of the past year.

Dave Tompkins, VP of Programs, Retires

In July we celebrated (and also lamented) the retirement of Dave Tompkins, Vice President of Programs. Dave has been a leader in the field of children’s mental health and child welfare for more than 40 years. Dave has worked in the field literally his entire adult working life. It was Klingberg’s great fortune that in… Read more »

Ode to the Unsung Hero

To you who take care of a million small moments that help kids feel better, live better, and put pieces back together. To you who know in hard times how best to respond, And choose again and again to go above and beyond; Though you don’t hear enough what great work you have done, Without… Read more »

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 »