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Joy Haney, MSW, LSW*

Social Worker

“The best part of working for CARE is being part of a team of professionals that work together to support the accomplishments of the children we serve.  I enjoy working directly with the family and bringing out the strengths of each child and the family as a whole.”

Joy began working at CARE in August 2017 and provides social work services for the Early Intervention program.  Joy also leads family support efforts at CARE, working to expand and improve the quality of these efforts for children with disabilities and special health care needs.

Joy received a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Promotion from Liberty University in 1997 and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2006.  She also received a Certificate in Leadership in Disability Studies from UMKC.

Joy brings over twenty years of experience working in the intellectual disabilities and mental health field.  She worked for UMKC-UHD, the University of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities on the People First Initiatives, and Consumer Directed services in the state of Missouri.  She also had the opportunity to work in grassroots advocacy by leading legislative advocacy for individuals and families with intellectual disabilities.  She assisted in developing and implementing developmental disability curriculum to the CIT (Crisis Intervention Teams) training for police officers around the Kansas City area during her social work practicum.  Joy also worked within the mental health field (dual diagnosed) through school intervention programs and counseling for four years prior to coming to Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Joy resides is Bradford with her husband Josh and two children.