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Richard James Spence

Richard James Spence, American counselor. Certified in counseling psychology 1982, child care supervisor. Member of Schenectady Children's Home Employee's Association (president 1978-1979), Capital District Personnel & Guidance Association, New York Personnel & Guidance Association, Association Child Care Workers (chapter vice president 1979-1980), American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Counseling Association, Delta Chi.

Background

  • Spence, Richard James was born on September 12, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Homer Weldon and Frances Veronica (Bilas) Spence.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1973. Master of Science, State University of New York, Albany, 1982.

    Career

    • Collection expediter General Electric Credit Corporation, 1974—1976, child care worker. Substitute teacher Howard County Board Education, Columbia, Maryland, 1976. Child care worker Children's Home Schenectady, 1976—1977, unit supervisor, 1977—1978, program supervisor, 1978—1980, assistant director child care, 1980—1981.

      Residential program director Vanderheyden Hall Inc., Wyantskill, New York, 1981—1991. Guidance counselor Boces Adult Education, since 1982. Program director Hillcrest Education Centers Inc., Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in counseling psychology 1982, child care supervisor.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Schenectady Children's Home Employee's Association (president 1978-1979), Capital District Personnel & Guidance Association, New York Personnel & Guidance Association, Association Child Care Workers (chapter vice president 1979-1980), American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Counseling Association, Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Davida Anne Wohl Spence, August 25, 1973. Children: Sarah Anne, Thomas David, Brian James.
    • father: Homer Weldon Spence
    • mother: Frances Veronica (Bilas) Spence
    • spouse: Davida Anne Wohl Spence
    • children: Sarah Anne Spence
    • Thomas David Spence
    • Brian James Spence
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    Born September 12, 1951
    (age 66)
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