Rochelle Clarke, PhD, LMFT, MSHR promoted to Director of Quality and Organizational Development Catholic Hospice

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Rochelle Clarke, PhD, LMFT, MSHR promoted to Director of Quality and Organizational Development Catholic Hospice

(August 23, 2018 Lauderdale Lakes, FL) Officials at Catholic Hospice, Inc. are proud to announce the promotion of Rochelle Clarke, PhD, LMFT, MSHR as the new Director of Quality and Organizational Development for Catholic Hospice. Dr. Clarke has been with Catholic Hospice since 2014 starting as a bereavement coordinator. She was responsible for developing bereavement and counseling programs for patients and their caregivers. She also worked collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to provide psychosocial care to patient-family units. In 2015, she was promoted to Supervisor of the Bereavement team as well as Bereavement Camp Director. Dr. Clarke will now be in the position for managing and supporting the assessment of organizational needs and the design of programs that facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of team members, senior management and emerging leaders.

“Her commitment to the hospice philosophy and to work professionally with multiple levels of management and promote a cooperative working environment is just what we need to get us to the next level of excellence” said Dian Backoff, Executive Director of Catholic Hospice. “She is a highly developed organizational planner and we are excited to have her as part of the leadership team”.

Catholic Hospice is a community-based not-for-profit program, affiliated with Catholic Health Services, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Miami, serving the South Florida community since 1988. Catholic Hospice provides responsive end-of-life care for patients of all ages and faiths, and assists families in caring for a loved one with reverence and dignity at the most vulnerable time in life's journey. Catholic Hospice has IPUs (in-patient units) at Holy Cross Hospital, St. Catherine’s West, St. Anne’s Nursing Center and Villa Maria Nursing Center.      

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