We are pleased to announce the newest member of our outreach team, Jessica Adams. Jessica joins Life of Purpose as Regional Director of Outreach.
In her new role, Jessica, uses her extensive knowledge of the program to build relationships with new and existing referral sources. She connects potential clients with Life of Purpose so they can begin the recovery process and find a new, healthier way of life.
Jessica brings seventeen years of social work experience to Life of Purpose. Her expertise includes populations varying from substance abuse, foster care, eating disorders, adolescents, and adults.
Throughout her career, Jessica has worked as a primary therapist, a therapist in private practice, a supervisor of a foster care agency, and served as a Director of Social Services in a Nursing Home. In addition, Jessica worked in a school based setting to prevent substance abuse and see kids at risk in admissions, conducting Biopsychosocial Assessments as a Student Assistance Counselor.
Jessica oversaw the entire front end process of treatment starting with the initial call through finances, insurance , biopsychosocial and pre-authorization as the Director of Admissions and Program Information at another facility and has also served as a Regional Admissions Director and Executive Director of an Adolescent mental health treatment facility.
CEO and founder of Life of Purpose, Andrew Burki said that, “we are both grateful and excited to be joined by Jess Adams. Her professional expertise and personal talent for working with adolescents and emerging adults will increase access to the academic continuum of care and provide additional support for our families in the Northeast.”
Jessica attended Plattsburgh State University of NY where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Jessica continued her education at Fordham University, where she earned a master’s degree in Social Work. Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida and her hometown is Poughkeepsie, NY.
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