Jody St. Joseph, BS
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!