I’m pleased to welcome Dawn into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industryare valuable assets to her community and company.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2015
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Dawn Manila as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare and social work. With more than 775,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.
“I’m pleased to welcome Dawn into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her community and company.”
Dawn Manila is making great strides within the healthcare field. She is Director of Social Services at St. Mary Center for Rehab and Healthcare. Her areas of expertise are in social work and mental health. Ms. Manila and her staff are all full-time, professionally educated Social Workers who provide supportive and direct clinical services to both the residents and family.
Ms. Manila’s primary role is to aid the residents in realizing their highest level of social and emotional functioning in their new environment, considering their current physical and cognitive status. She is accessible to help meet family needs through supportive and understanding relationships and counseling services.
The Social Services Department at the Center also assists residents and families in adjusting to the home and making the financial transition to medical assistance. The staff provides crisis intervention when immediate concerns surface and serves as a liaison between residence and families and other staff to advocate for residents’ rights. Ms. Manila wants every resident to feel supported and comfortable before, during and after their stay at St. Mary Center for Rehab and Healthcare.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.