Nonprofit Insider

Doris Theberge Receives Spaulding Youth Center’s Spaulding Spirit Award

Northfield – Spaulding Youth Center is pleased to present the Spaulding Spirit Award to Doris Theberge, Clinician Therapist. This peer-nominated recognition is presented at each quarterly staff meeting to one employee who exemplifies Spaulding Spirit and makes peers proud to be working by their side.

Among numerous thoughtful and compelling nominations, Ms. Theberge was described by her colleagues as skillful, compassionate and understanding, as well as a great listener with amazing clinical skills. She is always willing to lend a helping hand and cares deeply about the children she works with every day.

Ms. Theberge began her Spaulding career in 1983 as a residential counselor and quickly rose to a leadership position. Through her role within the residential program, her interest to work directly with families was ignited. When a family worker position became available, she decided to pursue this new career path. While in this role, Ms. Theberge helped develop the position into the multi-faceted position it is today as well as supported the continued growth of this department. After earning her master’s degree, Ms. Theberge transitioned into a clinician role, where she has once again demonstrated her natural skills to support and guide children. Her current responsibilities include working with Spaulding day school students and developing positive, trusting relationships with these children and their families.

When asked about her favorite part of Spaulding, Ms. Theberge does not hesitate to say the students and staff members. She loves witnessing the growth of those students with whom she works closely and being a part of the compassionate camaraderie among her colleagues. Through her thirty-six-year tenure, Ms. Theberge has witnessed many changes on campus and appreciates the ongoing positive evolution of the organization. She is proud that Spaulding continues to develop programs and services to meet the unique needs of the children we serve. One shining example of this is the growth of direct services for counseling, speech and language, and behavioral supports which are all critical offerings for our special education students.

“Doris is a respected member of our staff who has tirelessly dedicated her entire career to the children of Spaulding Youth Center,” said Susan C. Ryan, President & CEO of Spaulding Youth Center. “Her commitment to our students, their families and to our staff members is truly inspiring. Her work ethic, clinical skills and devotion to our mission has set the tone for the next generation of our staff looking to make a difference. This peer recognition is truly well deserved.”

Ms. Theberge earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from Keene State College and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychotherapy from Notre Dame College. In her spare time, Ms. Theberge enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and two dogs.

About Spaulding Youth Center
Spaulding Youth Center is a leading provider of services for children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning and/or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect. Services include academic, behavioral health, residential, foster care, health and wellness and family support. Spaulding Youth

Posted on: December 19, 2019
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Get the Word Out!

In an information (overload) culture, it is often difficult to get your message through to the right people.
Let the Center help. We offer multiple ways to showcase our members' information.
Post Jobs

Nonprofit members of the Center can post unlimited jobs for free. Visit our Jobs Page and scroll down to find the Post a Job button on the right. (You must be logged in!) Learn how to get your job featured in our weekly newsletter!

Post Your Events

Get the word out about your events. Our Community Calendar features both capacity building events and more general events. Visit the Community Calendar and scroll down to see the button on the right. (You must be logged in!)

RFPs and Contract Positions

Although we don't post contract positions on our Jobs page, you can send them to us at info@nhnonprofits.org to be placed on our Bulletin Board

Classified Ads

Do you have meeting space? Are you selling or giving away stuff that nonprofits might need? Send your information to info@nhnonprofits.org for our Bulletin Board.

Special Offers

Do you have a special deal available for nonprofits? Are you running a contest for free services? Send us your information at info@nhnonprofits.org for our Bulletin Board.

Press Releases

Let everyone know about your latest changes or accomplishments. Send your press releases to info@nhnonprofits.org to be posted in the Nonprofit Insider

Signup for the Nonprofit Notes newsletter

Stay up to date on nonprofit news, funding deadlines, job opportunities, and more with the Nonprofit Notes newsletter.

SubscribeArchive

Go to top