Sarah Messersmith


Sarah is our Wonderful WS Super Hero! Sarah is the WS Office & Billing Manager. 

Sarah describers her role with WS as follows: 

"My hope is to deliver an experience that incorporates positive and professional delivery of services. My goal is to assist WS clientele so they feel understood with personable, relatable, customer service while being treated with dignity and respect. 

I  have extensive professional experience in social work, both with direct care and managerial roles. I enjoy helping others by utilizing my skills and experience with business development in human service organizations.  

I have experience in implementation of personnel policies and procedures, onboarding, conducting new hire orientation, and training in a clinical setting.  My experience has mainly included working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, adolescents & families in crisis, individuals with dual diagnosis, de-escalation techniques, as well as, Trauma Informed Care. 

During my career I opened over 20 licensed facilities. I also assisted with transitioning countless individuals out of state centers in Central Pennsylvania to support them with their goals of independence and autonomy. In my roles I partnered with advocacy groups to provide clients with wrap around services in support of successful independent living goals.  I am experienced as a trainer in Medication Administration, budgeting, policy, Regulations, personnel policies and procedures,  ISP's, IEP’s, implementation and writing of behavioral support plans, as well as, Crisis Plans and Socio Emotional Environmental Plans,  government billing administration, Emergency Incident Management/HCSIS, Quality Assurance, and Project Management. 

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, 3 dogs, gardening, cooking, and Wildlife Conservation."