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Connie Flieger, PhD, Joins JF&CS as the Director of Children’s Behavioral Health Services

WALTHAM, MA (May 25, 2017) – JF&CS is pleased to share that Connie Flieger, PhD, has joined the agency as the Director of Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS), which include In-Home Therapy (IHT), In-Home Behavioral Services (IHBS), and Therapeutic Mentoring (TM).

Connie has more than 20 years of experience in child and family mental health, including serving as the director of the behavioral, assessment, and intake departments at Y.O.U., Inc. Most recently, she led the organization’s IHBS program, which assisted families throughout Central Massachusetts.

With a strong interest in teaching, Connie has also conducted trainings related to various clinical topics, including home-based work, social competency, and behavioral interventions. As a licensed clinical psychologist, she has provided individual and family therapy as well as psychological and neuropsychological assessments.

Susan Tresch Fienberg, Senior VP of Programs, shared, “JF&CS and the families we serve are sure to benefit from Connie’s depth of experience and leadership. We are so pleased that she has decided to join our team.”

Connie graduated from the California School of Professional Psychology with her doctorate in clinical psychology in 1999. She shared, “I am excited to join the JF&CS team and bring my expertise and passion to support youth and families to my new role at CBHS.”

About Jewish Family & Children’s Service
JF&CS Children’s Behavioral Health Services, provided at home and in the community, are designed to help children, adolescents, and their families. Part of the Massachusetts Children's Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI), these therapeutic services help youth age 3-20 with developmental and mental health issues, including youth with multiple diagnoses. Our clinicians combine evidence-based practices with a personalized approach to support the whole family while helping the child learn to communicate effectively, manage emotions, and thrive at home, in school, and in the community.

For 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service has provided exceptional human service and health care programs, guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all members of the community. With an integrated network of more than 40 programs serving communities throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, JF&CS helps people of all faiths and backgrounds meet life’s challenges. JF&CS programs focus on serving particularly vulnerable populations including children and adults with disabilities or mental illness, new mothers and their infants, seniors living with chronic conditions, and people experiencing financial crisis, hunger, or domestic abuse. Visit www.jfcsboston.org for more information.

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