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Jennifer Young Appointed Director of JFCS Michael R. Zent Healthcare Center
By Marissa Baker - Thursday Jul 29, 2021
Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) has appointed Jennifer Young to the position of director of the JFCS Michael R. Zent Healthcare Center.

According to JFCS’ Vice President of Integrated Health Mary Jo Whitfield, “Jennifer is a seasoned veteran with more than 20 years of experience in the behavioral health industry. She will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to support the Valley community.”

The JFCS Michael R. Zent Healthcare Center offers primary care services, including physicals, wellness exams, immunizations, and behavioral healthcare services that include individual and group therapy. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment and an enhanced large play therapy area, the healthcare center serves new and existing clients and their families.

Most recently, Young was director of the JFCS adult case management program. Prior experience includes direct care clinician, clinical supervisor, quality assurance clinical supervisor and director of outpatient services at the provider and plan level.

Young received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Arizona State University and a Master of Counseling at University of Phoenix.

About Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds. JFCS’ goal is for a future where families are strong, where elders are cared for and where children are safe. The dedication to the mission is strengthened by a commitment to core Jewish values that honor community and the continuity of the generations. More information about JFCS and ways to support the organization’s mission is available at