Employee of the Quarter
Q1: January – March
Ellen Dudley, Clinical Program
Congratulations to Ellen Dudley with Maple Star’s Clinical Program! Ellen goes above and beyond her job responsibilities when new team members are hired. She encourages everyone around her, from team members to clients. Ellen believes in her job and embodies Maple Star’s mission, vision, and values. Saying she is committed is an understatement. She has participated in team celebrations; Maple Star side-programs; and spends personal time researching ways to help her clients so as to better prepare her for when she comes to work, and to give her clients the best possible support and chance of positive outcomes. She prioritizes the needs of her clients and avoids things that could have a negative impact on them. Amazing work Ellen!
Katie is there to help every step of the way. She is always willing to take on more cases, does diligent work above and beyond what is asked of her. She goes the extra mile for her families to serve them, educating them on TBRI and providing them with useful TBRI tools. She is a rock star, always has her notes in on time, and meets/exceeds productivity.
Stephanie is always willing to help, both practically and emotionally. She recently returned after her maternity leave and jumped right back in to things. Stephanie is always happy to offer ideas, suggestions and options for her team members as well as clients.
Elizabeth is a newer home study evaluator who has embraced the complexities of the job and does not shy away from difficult situations. She asks poignant and challenging questions and is able to provide excellent evaluation and assessment. Elizabeth is respectful with clients and appears to find a way to bond with them even when this is difficult.
Maria is consistently a hard worker. She embraces TBRI & MI in her work and interactions with others. Maria has worked with challenging placements for her cases, and has helped difficult clients engage and closes cases successfully. She has embraced Avatar and is supporting staff with questions or concerns as we go live.
Deja shows excellent initiative with her cases and is consistent in her ability to perform and provide accurate and good judgment calls / advice to other team members. She shows strong attention to detail and a lot of compassion for her clients.
Joy is kind, patient, dedicated, and wonderful with follow through. She volunteers for responsibilities outside of her position to help connect with clients and Maple Star. So much is asked of her from all programs and she treats every program with equal value. Joy suffers constant interruption from everyone and still stays focused and productive.
Emily has proven to be a compassionate and strong leader. She has spent time learning her program while supporting her team through so many changes. She shows passion and patience in the work she does with her staff and those she works with. Emily’s connection building with team members is natural. She embodies the mission, vision, and values of Maple Star.
Jennifer is such an asset to Maple Star! She has a gentle way of correcting, teaching and listening to thoughts and concerns of team members. She very much wants to help the team grow professionally. She put so much work in to coordinating the Sensory Fairs, and regularly checks in with her supervisor to see if there are any more ways to help balance the weight.
Nikoya operates behind the scenes but has so much interaction with so many Maple Star team members! She always gives off a positive vibe, and a quickly responds. The little things she adds to her responses often causes others to smile and sing her praises. She is a team player and is always willing to help!
Wendy has helped “hold down the fort” during changes in the clinical program, and has been a consistent and supportive figure over the past 3 years, which has been huge! She is a great support for processing & is sensitive to the team’s personal lives and finding a balance. Her voice is well respected and taken in to account for important decision making.
Logan is willing to help others and always has a great attitude. He makes efforts to connect with team members across programs, and brings positive energy to the office. Logan has been supportive in assisting with I.T. issues on multiple occasions. He is very helpful, and has been able resolve the issues in a timely manner.
Abigail takes initiative to implement new ideas while maintaining to HIPPA compliance, and demonstrates strong documentation skills. She supports fellow clinicians in exploring new, creative, and specific
interventions for clients while ensuruing her team is maintaining their self-care. All while maintaining a positive attitude and work environment for all.
Ashley is a strong leader with a gentle supportive touch. She has helped build a strong and resilient team that supports one another. She models behaviors that align with Maple Star’s mission, vision, and values. She motivates and supports her team, taking special attention to their self-care and the team is all the better for it.