Meridian Children & Family Services Staff
GSDC trains our professionals with the highest industry standards and latest innovations in therapy.
Our paraprofessionals are also trained at this level to ensure consistency and the highest quality service possible.
Exceptional training, Exceptional staff for Extraordinary people!
Clinical Director of Childrens Services
Jamie has worked for Gem State Developmental Center since June 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology through the University of Phoenix.
Jamie previously worked as a supervisor for group and reshab homes in Idaho Falls, helping adults with disabilities learn daily living skills and being independent. She really enjoys teaching others skills
in both center and community based settings. Jamie likes to help individuals grow and be the best that they can be. On her off time she loves being with her family and being outdoors.
Katie Joined the Gem State team on May 6th 2019. She received her Bachelor's in Liberal Studies for teaching at California State University of San Marcos. She's worked as a Behavioral Interventionist and is a
Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT). She has been working with children from the ages of 2-27 since 2016 with developmental disabilities in school, home and community settings. She has a love and passion for
children, making a difference and having an impact on children she works with. In her spare time she loves to paint, play sports, be outdoors and spend time with her friends and family.
Developmental Specialist/Habilitative Interventionist
Victoria joined the Gem State team on December 19th, 2016. Victoria is a certified teacher. She attended Boise State University for her Undergraduate,
and completed her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education through the University of Phoenix.Before joining Gem State, Victoria worked with individuals with disabilities
between the ages of 5-85 years old in a variety of settings.Such positions include: Job Coach, Residential Coach, Para-professional, CBRS (Community Based Rehabilitation Services),
and as a Teacher. All positions have been based on helping individuals by becoming as independent as possible in their work, community, education, and home life.
Victoria is a native to Idaho. She has a strong passion for working with children and believes that all people have the potential of becoming active members of society.
She says, “ It takes special people to work with special people.”
Developmental Technician II