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Emily Acker, Director of Residential Programs - Georgia

Emily Acker

Prior to serving as the director of residential programs in Georgia, Emily Acker was director of the Youth Villages -  Inner Harbour Campus in Douglasville, Ga., one of Georgia’s largest intensive residential treatment centers.

Acker joined the Inner Harbour staff in 1988 as a direct care counselor in the outdoors program. She has worked for the campus for more than 15 years and served as administrator before the merger with Youth Villages.

Acker has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of the South at Sewanee and a master’s degree in administration from Central Michigan University.

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Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.
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