ABWA June Monthly Luncheon
ABWA Greater Des Moines Noon Chapter meets on the first Thursday of every month (with special exceptions) at Gilroy’s 1238 8th St, West Des Moines, IA at 11:30 am. Please purchase your ticket by the Monday prior to each meeting to reserve your lunch.
SPEAKER – APRIL KNUDSON – PRELUDE
April Knudsen joined Prelude in 2015 and brought more than thirteen years of community involvement, operational leadership, and behavioral healthcare development and oversight. As Prelude’s Vice President, April Adams-Knudsen is responsible for the oversight and direction of our clinical departments, focusing on prevention, treatment, and operational services. April is passionate about the opportunity Prelude offers individuals and families seeking treatment and ensures that the clinical staff is prepared to meet their needs. Working closely with all members of leadership, April ensures that best care practices are available for patients and their families.
April received a Bachelor of Science in Biology & Health Sciences from Stephens College and earned dual Master degrees in Healthcare Administration and Public Health from Des Moines University. Prior to joining Prelude, April served as Administrator for three local community healthcare organizations including a community mental health center in Des Moines.
Her presentation will be called “Substance Abuse & Mental Health Impacting Todays Employers.”