Among the Trailblazers
Tabitha Dunn, Director of the Domestic Violence Services program at Unity House, has been named a 2024 Trailblazer by the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region.
Tabitha Dunn first came to UH in 2001 to provide babysitting for children while their mothers attended counseling meetings. In her 2+ decades at Unity House, Ms. Dunn’s love for children has turned into a passion for serving victims and survivors of dating and domestic violence. Having worked in a myriad of positions during her tenure including Overnight Counselor, Case Manager, Family Counselor, Assistant Service Director and now Service Director, Ms. Dunn is well acquainted with the needs of the program and the people it serves.
Collaboration is Key
As an avid supporter of inclusion and prevention work as a key to combatting domestic and dating violence, Ms. Dunn regularly provides training and education programs at a wide range of community organizations and educational institutions. Additionally, Ms. Dunn has presented at the American Psychological Association international conference on the co-morbidity of interpersonal violence, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and substance use. Ms. Dunn holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Albany and a conditional license as a Mental Health Counselor.
You can learn more about the celebratory luncheon on March 22nd where you can read about Tabitha’s fellow honoree Chelly Hegan, President & CEO of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, and WERC’s Community Leading Star, Barbara Wisnom, Executive and Leadership coach. Congratulations to all!
Women’s Fund Vision: a community where all women are empowered through education to be self-sufficient and fulfill their potential.
More about the women’s fund here.
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