Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® - Trainer
June earned her Bachelor’s in Vocal Music and Education from Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA in 1964. After graduation, June travelled extensively as the wife of an Air Force officer. She taught K-12 in public schools in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Hawaii, and California in a wide range of socio-economic communities. June was the first African American teacher in the Madison, WI school system. While in California she earned her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. In addition to her course work, June was a Teaching Assistant and did counseling work for both students and the community. She developed a cultural enrichment program in the Jurupa School District integrating music, culture, and history.
June worked as a social worker in foster care and family reunification programs for the Court System in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego counties from 1990 to 2001.
After moving to Ohio, June became a Grief Recovery Certified Specialist® in 2004. Since then, June has served as Coordinator and has facilitated Grief Recovery Method Outreach Programs at her church, and for other community resources in the communities surrounding Akron and Cleveland, Ohio. June officially became a trainer for the Grief Recovery Institute in 2011.