A Northeastern Judicial Circuit employee has been recognized for their dedication to the job.
Heather Herrington, Assistant Director of Treatment Services was honored with an Outstanding Achievement award by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
Herrington was recognized for her commitment to her profession, her dedication to clinical excellence, and the positive impact she has on the lives of participants in the program.
NEJC’s Director of Treatment Services, Jessi Emmett said, “I am so happy to see (Heather) recognized for her hard work; she exemplifies the standards of our profession and is an influential mentor. She dedicates herself to helping those struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues and is a wonderful example to other counselors.”
With an extensive background in both professional and addiction counseling, Herrington has served the NEJC since 2006 in various roles, most recently taking the position of Assistant Director in 2019.
When asked about being recognized Herrington said, “it was really an unexpected honor.”
Herrington said she takes her role as a provider very seriously and that it is important to her that the clients participating in the program be receiving the highest quality of service from its clinicians.