CPS and Preventing Abuse and Building Healthy Relationships Ad Hoc Committee

At the August 27, 2018 meeting of PAR's 2380/2390 Services Workgroup, the workgroup set up an ad hoc subcommittee with a goal of focusing on CPS & building healthy relationships and preventing abuse. Any PAR Member interested in being a part of the workgroup can contact Megan Dickson at [email protected] to get on the list of workgroup members and receive direct communications.

 

Karen ParentiKaren Parenti, Chair

Executive Director
Melmark Pennsylvania
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Karen oversees the development and implementation of programs, as well as the daily operations of Melmark PA. She develops strategic objectives for the Pennsylvania Division, and provides leadership to direct reports in order to assure the achievement of these objectives. Karen also supports the CEO and the Board of Directors through various committees and activities, assuming responsibility for excellence in care and delivery of all services, policy development, quality assurance, risk management, regulatory compliance, and fiscal integrity. 

Joining Melmark in April 2016, Karen served as Senior Director of Adult Services. In this role, she was responsible for the oversight of all adult day and vocational programs, as well as the adult campus and community residential programs, which include intermediate care facilities that serve individuals with intense medical challenges. She was also responsible for the temporary oversight of the compliance department which includes licensing, safety, risk management, and the investigation processes.