Renee Clemons is the Medical Coordinator for Homeplace Support Services in Danville, KY. Renee has an Associate Degree in Medical Administration from BCTC and has served as the Office Manager for the last 3 years. Previously she worked as a Direct Support Professional and also served as the Adult Day Training Director for Homeplace. Renee enjoys having the opportunity to be around folks who receive services from Homeplace and enjoys seeing lives changed. “Just the thought of knowing that you can make a difference in someone’s life is astonishing.” – Renee Clemons
Ann Skinner, Regional Director for Homeplace Support Services and Barrowman Case Management Louisville is located out of the Louisville offices. Ann has 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities, working in both institutional and community based settings across two states. Her roots are in behavior analysis but she has been a program services administrator for over 15 years. She feels that her role in the field is educating and helping direct support professionals and clinicians to understand the history of our field and to find creative ways to develop the best possible quality of life for each of the individuals that we serve.
Hazel Sanders is currently holding the Program Director position for the residential department at Homeplace in Louisville, Ky. Her work/experience in the field began at Cedar Lake Lodge in 1996 as a Direct Support Professional at the age of nineteen. She was then a CNA at Friendship Manor for five years, and spent the last seven years at Apple Patch. Six years as a Residential Manager and the last year as a Charge Residential Manager. There she received a once in a lifetime “Caring Heart Award” and helped the company grow from five to twenty houses residentially.
Hazel also studied at Jefferson Community College from 2008-2009. She is a SPEAK member, Registered DSP, and has completed trainings on Crisis Prevention & Intervention, and HRST (Health Risk Screening Tool). Hazel also received certificates for conflict resolution, strategies for managing frontline staff, and aging with I/DD, and providing direct support in a person centered way, and Autism. Hazel resides in LaGrange with her partner of three and a half years Cyrene Wells and their two children Alexis, and Cortney.
Jessika Vance-Morgan, Clinical Supervisor, received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, and speciality certification in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Eastern Kentucky University. She practices as a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Vance-Morgan provides clinical supervision and program development to Homeplace behavior specialists and other clinicians who are studying to obtain their BCBA. Vance-Morgan focuses her practice on the assessment of behavior, with an emphasis on developing environmental modifications to best support the needs of individuals with different abilities. Her passion is to create individualized programs for older individuals with autism spectrum disorders who did not have access to early intervention as children and assisting young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with their transition from high school to secondary education and community activities. Jessika enjoys spending time with her toddler, running, and reading.