Family Health Care Welcomes Director of Behavioral Health
Baldwin-Family Health Care (FHC) is pleased to announce Dawn Murphy, LMSW, CAADC, has accepted the position of Behavioral Health Director for the organization.
Dawn completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Michigan in Flint, MI, and her Master’s in Social Work from Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti, MI. She will be completing the Doctorate in Behavioral Health through Arizona State University next fall and specializing in Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health. Also, Dawn has education in School Social Work in addressing Children with Special Needs from the University of Michigan.
Bringing a wealth of experience to FHC, Dawn was most recently a Clinical Social Worker for Veteran Affairs specializing in counseling those with trauma-based stress. She was also the Program Director for a residential substance abuse treatment center for women, Services Program Manager for child welfare case managers and a Hospice Social Worker.
“I expect my education in Integrated Primary and Behavior Health will produce outcomes in meeting the mission and vision for the behavioral and whole health of our patients," said Dawn. “I am excited for the opportunity to expand my skills, knowledge and goals with an organization that is driven by excellence in integrated health care.”
FHC continually focuses on meeting the needs of its communities by growing and expanding services to provide rural residents and visitors to the area with quality, affordable access to behavioral health, medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology services close to where they live, work and play.
“Dawn has a wide variety of experience and her educational background has prepared her to help us meet our goals and vision of integration and growth for behavioral health,” said Kathy Sather, CEO/President of Family Health Care. “I look forward to offering wonderful new services we will soon discover with Dawn as our Director.”
FHC offers behavioral health services at its offices in Baldwin, Cadillac, Grant and White Cloud. It also provides students access to counselors in Baldwin, Cadillac, Grant, Pine River and White Cloud schools. For more information on behavioral health services at FHC visit familyhealthcare.org.