Vermont Native Returns to Join UCS
United Counseling Service has appointed Dr. Mary-Jeanne (MJ) Raleigh as the new Director of Youth and Family Services. A native of Vermont, she will be responsible for the clinical and administrative oversight of the agency’s system of care for children and families. “I am excited to join UCS and am proud to be part of an organization that serves so many. I am committed to working and strengthening our relationships with the families and agencies we work with in Bennington County,” she states. Raleigh worked for 30 years as director of mental health services at various colleges and universities, most recently at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she served as Director of Counseling and Psychological Services. She serves on several boards and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Behavioral Intervention and a contributing author to a number of publications. UCS provides outpatient counseling and addictions services, emergency mental health services, extensive rehabilitation services, home and school-based services, employment services for people recovering from mental illness or with developmental disabilities and a nationally recognized Head Start program. For more information, visit ucsvt.org.