HopeTree Appoints Director of Therapeutic Group Homes

Aug 1, 2023 | 0 comments

Brandon Rose, LCSW to oversee organization’s therapeutic group home cottages and development of the daily living program.

SALEM, Va. (August 1, 2023) – HopeTree Family Services, a leader in mental and behavioral health services, has appointed Brandon Rose as Director of Therapeutic Group Homes. In this role, Rose is responsible for working with the therapeutic group homes team to enhance the development of the daily living program within each group home cottage while ensuring that the residents’ needs are met.

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Rose has more than 10 years of client centered practice and management experience in a clinical setting. Throughout his career, Rose has a proven ability to forge sustainable relationships with education professionals, community partners, and the most vulnerable populations. Prior to joining HopeTree, Rose was a Regional Clinical Program Coordinator with Intercept Health where he assisted in building and developing teams, improved on and implemented program policy, assisted with managing multiple community based programs, supported and nurtured staff, clients, and other management team members. In addition, he has experience with developing electronic health records, training crisis prevention and intervention, and as an outpatient therapist. 

“I am so appreciative and humbled by this opportunity to continue doing what I love,” started Rose. “We never know why one door may close, but there is certainly always another door that opens in the right season. Here at HopeTree, we have the chance to help open that door for so many youth that may not have had that opportunity before.”

“Since joining HopeTree, Brandon has demonstrated immense leadership in his development of a collaborative, passionate, and dedicated team that serve our youth,” said Dr. Challen Mabry, Chief Clinical Officer. “He is a valuable community partner, collaborating care and going the extra mile, even in the most challenging of cases where resolution or maintaining placements have seemed impossible. Brandon is an invaluable part of the leadership at Hopetree and I am humbled to serve alongside him.”

Rose is a graduate of James Madison University, earning a Bachelor of Social Work degree, and the University of South Carolina, where he earned a Masters of Social Work. Currently, Rose is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker through the Virginia Board of Social Work and certified for the Board of Social Work Approved Licensure Supervisor, as a Crisis Prevention Intervention-Instructor (CPI), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Therapeutic Options TOVA.

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