Bloomington, Ind. and Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services, has promoted Ken Saefkow to Director of Training and Staff Development.
In his new role, Saefkow will oversee Centerstone’s enterprise-wide staff training programs in Indiana and Tennessee, including development, implementation, facilitation and measurement of Centerstone’s training courses. Through face-to-face classes, web-based modules, videoconference and teleconference, Saefkow will ensure that Centerstone employees have the knowledge and resources needed to assess, diagnose and treat patients while implementing the latest in evidence-based treatment modalities.
“Ken is a dedicated member of the Centerstone team, and I am proud to announce this well-deserved promotion,” said Brad Nunn, Centerstone’s Vice President for Quality Improvement. “Ken offers business expertise as well as behavioral health expertise; a powerful combination that allows him to create and implement tailored training programs for Centerstone.”
Saefkow has been employed by Centerstone for nine years. In his previous role, he served as Training and Performance Improvement Manager for Centerstone of Tennessee and was responsible for coordinating staff trainings. Saefkow earned his master’s degree in social work at Columbia University in New York, N.Y. and his master’s degree in business administration at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn. In addition, he is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. Through its affiliated organizations, Centerstone of Indiana and Centerstone of Tennessee, it provides a full range of mental health, addiction and related educational services to more than 75,000 individuals of all ages each year. The organization has nearly 130 facilities and 220 partnership locations throughout Indiana and Tennessee. It also operates Advantage Behavioral Health, a behavioral health administrative management organization, and the Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), which is improving mental healthcare through innovative research and information technology. For more information about Centerstone, or explore our website: www.centerstone.org.