Joseph has more than twenty five years of experience working with people with severe physical, developmental and mental health disabilities, as an educator, manager and administrator in the non-profit sector, and brings invaluable hands-on experience with developmentally challenged individuals to our strategic leadership team. He has held a variety of positions at Ability Now Bay Area including ADC Program Supervisor, Program Director, Program Counselor and Operations Manager, and now serves as the Clinical Services Director.
Over the years he has assisted with the design, development and implantation of varied programs and activities for program participants, wrote curriculum and evaluated class effectiveness, and provided training, supervision, support, and leadership to assist staff to implement individual service plans to meet participant’s needs.
Prior to joining Ability Now, Joseph was a Case Manager for the Regional Center of the East Bay and a Program Director for the Alameda Day Activity Center. He has a B.S. in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from St. Mary’s College.