ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – NAMI South Carolina names Judy Rauppius of NAMI Piedmont Tri-County (NAMI PTC) because the 2022 Well being Skilled of the 12 months from the South Carolina Affiliation for the Development of Well being Schooling.
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COLUMBIA, SC — In November, NAMI South Carolina employees member Judy Rauppius was designated because the 2022 Well being Skilled of the 12 months award recipient from the South Carolina Affiliation for the Development of Well being Schooling. SCAAHE is a state-wide membership Affiliation that gives alternatives for networking, skilled growth and help to Well being Ed Professions.
Judy Rauppius has been working with the Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness of South Carolina (NAMI SC) and NAMI Piedmont Tri-County (NAMI PTC) for practically eight years to carry psychological well being, psychological sickness, and suicide prevention training to center college, highschool, and faculty college students in South Carolina. As a Regional Program Coordinator with NAMI SC, she focuses on eliminating the stigma
associated to psychological sickness, enhancing entry to psychological well being care, and educating younger folks in regards to the warning indicators and actions to take associated to suicide.
Judy coaches volunteer presenters, who every handle a psychological sickness, to develop presentation expertise and put together them to supply psychological well being and suicide prevention teaching programs to college students. She has developed sturdy college relationships throughout a number of counties together with York, Chester, Lancaster, Union,
Cherokee, and Fairfield. Her former supervisor says, “We all know she and her volunteers are altering and saving lives.” On the onset of COVID, Judy labored diligently with lecturers and district officers to develop a digital mannequin for the NAMI packages bringing this system audio system just about into lecture rooms and to
college students at dwelling. At a time when SC college students wanted this data essentially the most, Judy was passionate
about reaching them. She is an incredible well being educator and an energetic advocate for her son, who lives
with autism and different co-occurring diseases.
South Carolina Affiliation for the Development of Well being Schooling supplies membership
advantages comparable to:
● Statewide skilled growth and networking alternatives
● Technical help for the appliance course of for CHES and coaching alternatives to obtain
CHES credit score
● SCAAHE member e mail LISTSERV and web site web page that features well being training sources
● A discussion board by which to speak the position of well being training and the career in enhancing the
well being of South Carolinians
● Bi-annual e-newsletter
● Legislative alerts and updates