Training & Implementation Specialist
Rich joined Therap in 2018 as a Training and Implementation Specialist. Prior to joining Therap Services, Rich worked as a Residential Coordinator as well as a Therap/Staff training administrator with Horry County Disabilities and Special Needs in South Carolina. As a Therap/Staff Training Administrator, Rich oversaw the implementation of Therap modules, including staff training, monitoring, assistance with creation of agency procedures as it related to the use of Therap, and creating Quality Assurance reports, from Therap, for Department Directors and other Administrative staff.
Rich has worked in the Human Service field since 1991. His experience has been spent supporting individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, in North Carolina and South Carolina, working in various capacities. These have included; Direct Support Professional, Recreation Coordinator, QIDP. Facility Administrator, Regional Vocational Director, and Therap/Staff training Administrator. In a career that has spanned many different levels, Rich has developed a passion for providing supports to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, as well as, insuring staff have the tools needed to be successful.
Rich earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Psychology from Western Carolina University in 1990.