ASTOR TO HOST TRAINING FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS

AND WILL HONOR DR. DAVID CRENSHAW AND JOE DAVIS, FORMER BOARD MEMBERS

 

County Executive Marcus Molinaro to speak

 

 

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK, APRIL 29, 2016 – The David and Robert Crenshaw Training Fund of Astor Services for Children & Families will sponsor a training entitled, “Inspiring Hope and Healing,” on Tuesday, May 3, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. The Training Fund promotes the continued training for Astor’s employees and the wider community of service providers.

 

“This training will help enhance our clinicians and educators’ skills and understanding of working and supporting “trans youth” as well as the importance of self-care so they can continue to provide the quality care, support and treatment to children and youth,” says Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S, Director of Clinical Training and APA Internship, Astor Services for Children & Families.

 

During the lunch, County Executive Marcus Molinaro will address the group. In addition, Astor will award former Board members, Dr. David Crenshaw and Joe Davis, with the Serena Branson Award for Significant Contributions to Astor.

 

For more information, contact Dr. Athena Drewes at email: adrewes@astorservices.org; Phone (845) 673-4260 ext. 232.

 

About Astor:

Since 1953, Astor Services for Children & Families (formerly The Astor Home for Children) has been providing behavioral and educational services in a caring environment where children and their families find strength, healing, hope and trust. Now serving more than 6,000 children and families annually in more than  33 locations, Astor’s range of services in the Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties) and the Bronx include: Residential Programs; Early Childhood Programs; and Community-Based Behavioral Health and Prevention Services. Visit the organization online at www.astorservices.org