Jasmen Mickey joined Mercy Home in September 2019. Prior to joining Mercy Home, she served as a Program Supervisor of residential services for chronically mentally ill adults; Clinical Therapist for children, adolescents and adults; Intake Counselor; Educational Youth Coach and a Youth Care Worker. Jasmen earned her BA in English Language and Literature from Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA and her MA in Community Mental Health Counseling from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL. Throughout Jasmen’s professional journey, she has acquired a thorough understanding of poverty, academic struggles and mental health deficiencies experienced by diverse individuals and families, and the overall developmental effects it has on them.
Jasmen manages Mercy Home’s agency trainings for all staff. She collaborates with the Organizational Development Department and other professionals in various departments to implement effective trainings for: Crisis Prevention Institute’s (CPI) Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and the Mercy Model of Care curriculum, American Red Cross’s First Aid/ CPR/ AED curriculum, Blueprint for New Coworkers, Medication Leader and the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for the Protection of Children & Youth’s Protecting God’s Children curriculum. Additionally, she serves as a trainer and facilitator for new coworker orientation, CPI and Red Cross courses.