Open Sky is thrilled to welcome Shannon Weaver, LCSW to our team as Clinical Outreach Director! Shannon brings a wealth of experience and skill to her new role. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has over 20 years of experience in community mental health, hospital crisis work, residential treatment, therapeutic schools, and private practice.
In addition to her work as a clinician, Shannon has held a variety of leadership positions—including Clinical Director, Admissions Director, and Marketing and Outreach Director—at prominent residential and therapeutic programs.
“Shannon’s knowledge of the continuum of care gives her unique perspective that will allow her to thrive in this role,” said Emily Fernandes, LCSW, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Open Sky. “She understands the needs of students and families and is passionate about forming meaningful connections with others. Her team-oriented, strengths-based approach make her the ideal person to support Open Sky in inspiring families to live and learn in a way that honors values and strengthens relationships.”
As Clinical Outreach Director, Shannon will nurture Open Sky relationships with referring professionals, parents, and others in the field of wilderness therapy.
“I am excited to be part of the Open Sky team. I have always been impressed by the robust family services at Open Sky, as comprehensive and quality family programming is very important to me as a clinician,” said Shannon. “I am looking forward to partnering with this amazing group of professionals in doing outreach and sharing more about the great work happening at this program.”
Welcome to Open Sky, Shannon!