David Finke, Ph.D., has joined Uspiritus as Vice President of Residential Services. Dr. Finke comes to Uspiritus from Seven Counties Services where served for 20 years, most recently as division director of Downtown Outpatient Services in the Child and Family Services division for the past seven years. He has also been the training director for the Jefferson County Internship Consortium for the last 11 years.
Dr. Finke,a licensed psychologist, received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. Dr. Finke completed an internship in clinical psychology at the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute in Chicago. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the Metro Child and Adolescent Services at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Dr. Finke also conducts trauma-informed training and serves on the executive committee of the Bounce Coalition, which is bringing trauma-informed services to schools and out-of-school-time providers.
In his role with Uspiritus, Dr. Finke will provide administrative and clinical oversight of all residential programs, participate in the development of proposals and grants, and work with other parts of the organization to ascertain coordinated treatment services.