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Shawn Pedani, LISW-S

Director of Encourage Foster Care

Heather Huebner

Recruiter and Engagement Specialist

Jessie Berry, MSSA, LISW-S

Clinical Supervisor

Maria Reina

Foster Care Coordinator

Amanda McCarter

Foster Care Coordinator

Candice Kocsis, BSW, LSW

Foster Care Coordinator

Jodi Figueroa, LSW

Foster Care Assessor

Palma Ashcraft, BSSW, LSW

Foster Care Assessor and Trainer

Jocelyn Mast

Administrative Assistant

Abigail Stauffer

Foster Care Coordinator

Alexis Price

Foster Care Coordinator


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Our Team

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Employment with Encourage Foster Care, and throughout our family of ministries, is exciting, challenging and rewarding. Certified as a Best Christian Workplace for the past two years, Encourage, Christian Children’s Home of Ohio (CCHO) and Encompass Christian Counseling are built on our core values of Relentless Commitment, Selflessness and Kindness.

If you’re interested in seeing available positions with Encourage Foster Care, CCHO and Encompass Counseling, click here.

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