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For Immediate Release


Mariam Ali
mariam.ali@chsfl.org
321-397-5264

 

Children's Home Society of Florida appoints Amy Thomas as new vice president of operations

Winter Park, Fla. (May 30, 2013) – Children's Home Society of Florida  named child welfare quality management and operations veteran Amy Thomas vice president of operations to oversee all programs serving children and families in northern Florida.

Thomas previously served as the statewide director of quality at Children’s Home Society of Florida, where she was instrumental in advancing the organization’s quality improvement program to provide top services for children and families.

With more than 13 years of experience in non-profit social services and child welfare, Thomas has in-depth knowledge in Medicaid, mental health systems and quality management. She also has clinical experience in providing counseling and therapy services to children and families.

Prior to joining Children’s Home Society of Florida, Thomas spent 12 years working for Intervention Services, Inc., now known as IMPOWER, where she led operations management, compliance and quality improvement.

“I am thrilled and honored to be chosen for this position,” Thomas says. “I look forward to leading the operations of the north, continuing to uphold Children’s Home Society of Florida’s culture and values, and its commitment to children, families and our staff.”

Thomas received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from the University of Central Florida. 

About Children's Home Society of Florida

On the front lines since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida is the oldest and largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. Children’s Home Society of Florida offers services that help break the cycles of abuse in more families, heal the pain for traumatized children, guide teens to successfully transition into adulthood and create strong, loving families through adoption. Children’s Home Society of Florida serves approximately 100,000 children and families throughout the state each year. For more information, visit www.chsfl.org.

 

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