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Statewide Honors Given to Western MA Occupational Therapist

The 2008 Commissioner's Distinguished Service Award & A State Senate Citation Cooley Dickinson Hospital Media Release - May 21, 2008 BOSTON, Mass. - On May 6, 2008 Tina Champagne, occupational therapy and counselor staff supervisor at Cooley Dickinson Hospital was awarded the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Commissioner's Distinguished Service Award for Reducing and Eliminating Restraint and Seclusion . She also received a second award, a Senate citation, for her local, state-wide and national advocacy and innovative work in these areas. At the award ceremony at the State House in Boston, Commissioner Barbara Leadholm praised Champagne for her, "dedication in reducing restraint and seclusion locally and nationally, developing promising alternatives, such as, sensory rooms. Your body of work preventing restraint and seclusion has crossed local borders and informed many states and organizations of the latest research, helping to make Massachusetts a national and international hub [...]

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Interview with Tina Champagne on WFCR 88.5 & NPR

WFCR 88.5 & NPR: News & Music for Western New England May 27, 2008: Interview with Tina Champagne after receiving the 2008 Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award & a MA State Senate Citation

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