LEATHERS COTTAGE

COTTAGE TOUR

Leathers Cottage
Leathers Cottage

Leathers Cottage

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Leathers Cottage is a cottage for the older boys in our residential program, aged 10-16. 

Built in 1971 and named for Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Leathers, Leathers is one of our oldest cottages. Dr. Leathers overcame adversity as a youth and gave so that others would have the opportunity to find a meaningful and satisfying life.

 

Residents of Leathers enjoy a large, open grassy area right outside their front door, perfect for numerous outdoor activities. Our main focus is to help lead the child and family through their trauma to place of healing and happiness. 

MEET THE CORE TREATMENT TEAM

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JIM

LAWSON

Cottage Manager

Joined Chaddock in 2007

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I've held various direct care roles and supervisory positions since I started at Chaddock. I enjoy being able to help guide children and families to a place of hope and healing, where each child feels safe, loved and valued. In my spare time, I officiate high school and college football.

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TIM

WHITE

Therapist

Joined Chaddock in 

I have a Masters in Social Work and Bachelors in Psychology. I started my career at Chaddock as a youth counselor, then a therapist, and now I'm in my current role as a clinical therapist. I enjoy coffee and exercise in my downtime.

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JARED

RANSOM

Family Services

Coordinator

Joined Chaddock in 2005

I've held several roles in Chaddock's residential program over the years. Teaching families about our treatment model and connecting with our kids is what I truly enjoy about working here. In my spare time, I love golfing and cooking.

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CEARA ALEXANDER

Clinical Supervisor

Joined Chaddock in 2008

Hello! I am the Clinical Supervisor at Chaddock School. My role within the Core Treatment Team is to collaborate and consult with the cottages regarding each of our students. As a Team we are working together to meet our students educational, behavioral, and social emotional needs within the school setting. This ensures continuity of care between our school and cottage environments. I have been with Chaddock since 2008 and I consider myself a lover of coffee and being outdoors with family and friends.

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KRISTA FINCH

Client Relations Manager

Joined Chaddock in 2005

I am a mental health professional, focusing on transition and aftercare, as well as family engagement. I provide a 'Parent Connect' Zoom weekly where parents can connect with one another in a safe environment. I have worked at Chaddock for 15 years in the Residential area. I am married with three children, aged 12, 10 and 5, and one dog. I love baking, playing cards, crafts, and spending time outside with my family.