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Karen Davis, MHS, Named Director of Penn Foundation’s Crisis Services

Karen Davis, MHS, has been named director of Penn Foundation’s Crisis Services. In this role, Davis will provide oversight to Penn Foundation’s trained crisis workers who are available 7:00 am – 11:00 pm daily to offer supportive problem-solving strategies for mental health and substance use emergencies. Penn Foundation’s crisis team is located in the Emergency Department of Grand View Hospital.

Davis has more than seven years of experience in the behavioral health field, four of which are with Penn Foundation. Her most recent role with Penn Foundation was serving as a co-occurring specialist with the FACT (Forensic Assertive Community Treatment) team. Davis earned her Master’s degree in Human Services from Walden University and, in 2019, passed the state exam to become a certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She resides with her husband in Telford.

“I look forward to using my knowledge and experience to build positive relationships with medical personnel within Grand View Hospital as well as other county agencies,” says Davis. “I believe that strong communication can improve the quality of treatment and care for those whose lives have been impacted by a personal crisis.  I am grateful to be a part of a team that provides such important services to those living in our community.”