WS Welcomes Sarah Messersmith To The WS Team!!!
Sarah joined the WS Team in January 2021! She is a resident Super Hero! Sarah is the WS Administrative & Office Manager as well as the WS 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 in a manner that assists any clientele in feeling that they are receiving personable, relatable, professional services while being treated with dignity and respect.
I spent years post-undergrad in social work, then climbing into managerial and business growth within 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, and transitioned countless individuals out of state centers in Central Pennsylvania while partnering with advocacy groups. 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.