Mareve E. Van Voorhis

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Mareve VanVoorhis earned her A.A.S   Degree in Child Care from Dutchess Community College. She continued on to earn her B.S. in Child Care Administration from Empire State University. Mareve’s Masters Degree is in Humanistic Education from SUNY New Paltz. Mareve worked many years in Direct Care ranging from working with young emotionally disturbed children to adolescents. She has extensive experience in both large residential centers and small community based group homes. She also worked with Developmentally Disabled adults.

Mareve, our current Program Chair of Human Services, was one of the initial field supervisors for the Hunan Services program. She worked part time for Dutchess Community College beginning in September of 1975. Several years later she became full time and has been here ever since. Mareve has served as Field Supervisor for all of the Human Services Programs and has taught a variety of program courses.

In 1996 Mareve became the first Family Development Credentialing Trainer for Dutchess County. This is a major New York State interagency initiative that provides front line workers with the skills and competencies they need to support individuals and families to attain a healthy self reliance and interdependence with their communities.

Mareve served for several years as Vice President of the Dutchess County Child Development Association, which provides resources and referral information and monitors child care agencies in Dutchess County. Mareve is also a member of the Mid-Hudson Coalition for the Development of Direct Care Practice and has filled many other positions in the New York State Human Services Educators Association.

In her spare time, Mareve enjoys many activities with her husband and four children.


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