Valley View School Welcomes New Coordinator of Residential Services
Valley View School is pleased to announce that Patrick Bernier has joined the Valley View community in the crucial role of Coordinator of Residential Services. Patrick, originally from New York City, has worked in adolescent residential care for the last 12 years in Worcester, Massachusetts. Most recently, Patrick was the Program Manager at Wetzel Center.
Thomas Nowak, Executive Director, states, “In the two months since his arrival, Patrick has developed solid relationships with both staff and students and has taken steps to sharpen the structure of the Residential Program.”
Patrick brings a soft-spoken but firm style of communication, outstanding clinical acumen, and a deep understanding of the rhythms of residential communities. In his free time, Patrick enjoys athletics and the fulfillment of domestic life with his wife and young son.
About Valley View School
Valley View School, founded in 1970, is a private therapeutic boarding school serving boys in grades 6-12. Our non-profit 501(c)(3) school is located in the central Massachusetts town of North Brookfield. The Valley View Program consists of a comprehensive blend of Therapy, Academics, Athletics, Arts and Activities challenging our students emotionally, intellectually and physically. The boys learn self-control and anger management, social skills in order to create and cultivate relationships with peers and adults, while developing compassion, empathy and respect for others and to realize their true potential.