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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jody St. Joseph, BS

jody@pacificquest.org

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Jody St. Joseph graduated with a degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a minor in Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Prior to joining the Pacific Quest team, Jody spent ten years at a prominent Wilderness Therapy Program in Utah, where she worked as a Field Instructor and later as Program Director. Jody has extensive experience in experiential education, therapeutic recreation and program management.

Jody is known for her incredible energy, positive and enthusiastic attitude, her problem-solving and team building skills, and her in-depth knowledge of outdoor therapeutic programming. As Program Director, Jody is responsible for supervision of the adolescent program, personnel management, and assistance with outreach coordination. Other responsibilities include co-development and quality assurance of supervisory roles, ensuring follow through of behavioral treatment plans and collaborating with both clinical and wellness departments. Jody’s experience in the development of program policies and procedures, and the continued development of quality programming is a true asset to Pacific Quest.

Jody also is an avid and passionate gardener and has experienced first-hand, the therapeutic value of honing her gardening skills in Hawaii!

3/17/19

An Important Message from Pacific Quest

It is with deep sadness that we announce the suspension of services at Pacific Quest. After heartfelt consideration, we concluded that during this international public health emergency we needed to take our social responsibility seriously.

Due to the nature of our work, we cannot abstain from contact with our clients and colleagues. After evaluating all options, we concluded that suspending operations was the healthiest, safest and right thing to do. We are thankful to have successfully suspended operations with no cases of COVID-19 in our population. Our ultimate goal is to continue our incredible work after this crisis has subsided.

The Pacific Quest Ohana is proud and grateful to have served just under 3,000 families over the past 16 years! We are forever grateful to our dedicated employees who we are lucky to call friends and family, and to the thousands of families that trusted us with their children. We deeply regret this turn of events and are grateful for your support.

We wish everyone health, safety and connection in the coming year.

Aloha,
Pacific Quest

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