Jacksonville, Fla., Resident Receives May Institute's Prestigious Trustees' Fund Award
— May Institute announces that Paula Moore, Program Coordinator of a community residence of the May Center for Adult Services in Orange Park, Fla., has received May Institute’s prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award, which recognizes outstanding employee performance by a member of its staff. Nominations are made by peers and supervisors, and award winners are chosen by the Institute’s Board of Trustees. Recipients of the 2011 awards were recently honored at an awards ceremony held at its corporate office in Randolph, Mass.
May Institute is an award-winning, national nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to thousands of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The Institute employs more than 2,000 staff across the country.
May Institute’s Board of Trustees created the Trustees’ Fund Award – the highest honor given to an employee by the organization – in 1993 to recognize the exceptional contributions of staff members who epitomize the organization’s ideals of service and professionalism.
"Paula’s extraordinary compassion for those in her care clearly mirrors the spirit of this award,” said Walter P. Christian, Ph.D., ABBP, ABPP, President of May Institute. “I am both humbled and grateful for the opportunity to honor such a dedicated and selfless professional.”
Moore is credited with the successful expansion of the Center’s Adult Day Training program. She began her career at May Institute in 2005 as a member of the direct care staff in Orange Park. She and her family are residents of Jacksonville, Fla.
About the May Centers for Adult Services
May Centers for Adult Services provide services that include community housing, supported living, community integration, and day and employment programs for individuals with developmental disabilities living in Florida, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The Centers are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
May Centers for Adult Services are part of May Institute, a national nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs.
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