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Announcing Promotions of Two Long-Time Spurwink Employees

By January 25, 2024Blog

We are pleased to announce two recent promotions for long-time employees Nora Morse and Joyce Wientzen.

Nora Morse, LCSW, is moving into a newly developed role of Director of Best Practices. This new position will provide oversight and monitoring of clinical training, best practices and agency clinical models. She will work in close partnership with Program Leadership and Human Resources as well as external training resources to ensure consistency, model adherence and monitor practice research and trends. Nora will lead the Best Practices Committee which will include cross agency program representation and serve as a forum for monitoring, planning and supporting programs in providing best practices for Spurwink clients. Nora will additionally continue to serve as the clinical lead for the Internship Program. She will continue to work in partnership with programs and Human Resources to increase internship opportunities helping to contribute the learning environment at Spurwink and also support workforce development of clinicians. Nora has been at Spurwink for over 10 years including in Spurwink’s Professional Development Center, as an Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician and most recently as the Associate Director of Affiliate Practices.

Joyce Wientzen, LCSW, is moving into the newly developed role of Senior Director of Child Welfare Programs. Joyce has served as a Forensic Interviewer, a Trainer, and most recently as the Co-Director of the Center for Safe and Health Families (CSHF) and the Cumberland County Child Advocacy Center (CCAC). In her new role, Joyce will oversee Spurwink’s child welfare relate programming which including the CSHF, CCAC, Treatment Foster Care and three DHHS contracted services. Combining oversight of these programs creates efficiencies and opportunities for consistency and collaboration across this service sector. Joyce brings significant child welfare related experience and expertise including presentations and publications on multiple topics including child sexual abuse, vicarious trauma, mandated reporting, and problematic sexual behaviors of youth.