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DHS News February 2013

Wi-Fi Access Expands
In January, new Wi-Fi access points were added on the second and third floors of the Family Court Building, meaning that caseworkers and other DHS staff using that facility can now remotely log onto the county network.

OID Helps Prepare Students for Life After School
The DHS Office of Intellectual Disability (OID) will be highlighted on a transition-themed webpage developed for families at South Park High School.

Izzazu Day of Beauty
For the second year in a row, Izzazu Salon | Spa | Serata has generously agreed to offer a “Day of Beauty” for persons involved with DHS.

Kudos: Victor Johnson
A private attorney who appeared before Judge Eaton in Children’s Court during a custody proceeding, commended the work of Victor Johnson.

Kudos: Marc Cherna 
DHS Director Marc Cherna was recently recognized as a Dignity & Respect Champion by the Dignity & Respect Campaign.

Kudos: Linda Phillips 
The Office of Community Relations recently received a letter from the sister of a consumer, praising the work of Director’s Action Line Specialist Linda Phillips.



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