Jessica Weitknecht

Deputy Administrator

Northampton County

My mission is to connect families with collaborative community partners to ensure families are empowered to make informed decisions regarding their child's journey through life.

Early Intervention Technical Assistance


MENTORS

Mary Anketell, Ashely Ankeny and Heather Powell
Project Manager, Family Support Program Consultants

  • My project was working with local community partners on developing Plans of Safe Care for children under the age of 1 who have been affected by substance abuse, experience withdrawal symptoms, or have a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • I established a team within our county to develop a Plan of Safe Care treatment plan, develop interagency policies, and provide training for the community partners that this would affect and develop forms to ensure all parties can communicate with one another.

+ Employment History

2013

Deputy Administrator

Northampton County Early Intervention
Northampton, PA

2010

Early Intervention Supervisor

Northampton County Early Intervention
Northampton, PA

2008

Service Coordinator

Northampton County Early Intervention
Northampton, PA

2006

Intake School Based Caseworker

Northampton County Children, Youth, and Families
Northampton, PA

2003

Foster Care Worker

Northampton County Children, Youth, and Families
Northampton, PA

B.A., Human Services

Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA

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