|Cailin McGreevy (left) with OASAS Commissioner Gonzalez-Sanchez and Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet.|
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance AbuseServices (OASAS) named Odyssey House clinical supervisor Cailin McGreevy “Social Worker of the Year” at the 2012 Addictions Professionals’ Awards. The awards are given to individuals whose work reflects the highest level of professionalism and dedication, and whose “compassion and commitment to the addiction field offers hope for long-term recovery to countless individuals and their families.”
Accepting the award, Ms. McGreevy said, “I am both pleased and honored to have been named “Social Worker of the Year. I want to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful staff at Odyssey House for creating a positive and supportive work environment. I truly feel that this award is an acknowledgment of Odyssey House’s comprehensive programs and their dedication to providing cutting-edge treatment services.”
Ms. McGreevy has been working with pregnant and postpartum women in the Healthy Mothers Healthy Families program since joining Odyssey House in 2010. She has more than 15 years of experience as a social worker, working primarily with homeless youth and single mothers with substance use disorders.