Entries by Stephen Schramm

IPS Program

Averte is proud to be part of the Individual Placement and Services (IPS) program through Dartmouth Hospital.  An IPS representative works with our program weekly to assist with vocational desires.  Below is an excerpt from the latest Natalia mental health foundation newsletter featuring Dr. Jennifer McLaren.   Jennifer McLaren, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of […]

Averte Update 5-29-20

Hello all, As the picture above shows, we have erected a tent to begin outdoor groups to continue to provide our clinical treatment in as safe an environment as possible.  In person clinical also begins slowly back at the Main Campus this week.  Clients have a choice to continue tele-therapy or to meet in person […]

Averte – Covid update

Hello all, I hope this update finds you all safe and well.  Averte continues to be Covid free and strong.  Our plan is to begin taking in new admissions as we safely can, which includes negative testing and at times isolation off site for a period of time before matriculation into a program.  Tele-health will […]

Averte – Covid update 4/30/20

Hello all, Good news, Vermont had a great week and for the first time there were no new cases yesterday and New Hampshire seems to be reducing as well.  Averte continues to be Covid free. Despite the good news, these continue to be unsettling times, and I am sure that you—like all of us—are concerned […]

Averte – Covid update April 22, 2020

Hello all, Happy to report all good on the Averte front.  Continued precautions and vigilance have kept us safe,  secure and covid free.  Averte feels very fortunate to have a very dedicated staff, which, have been key in remaining open and to the best of our ability, therapeutic.   Telehealth is being utilized more than expected, […]

Averte – Covid 19 Update April 13th, 2020

Hello all, Sorry for the lack of updates, luckily, we had a very good week. Governor Scott extended the Vermont stay at home order to May 15th, so we will be continuing all efforts that have kept our community safe until at least that point.  Averte continues the intense sanitizing, minimal activity into the programs, […]

Averte – Covid 19 update April 7, 2020

Hello all, Averte continues to keep the health and safety of our clients, and team members our top priority. During this time, we continue to use our prevention methods to address concerns around the Covid virus. We are closely monitoring the situation and following the guidance of local, state and national agencies and experts.  Averte […]

Averte – Covid update April 3, 2020

Again happy to report we are status quo, healthy and in good spirits. Averte has made several changes facility wise to afford more social isolation while assisting with medication. We continue to take temps of staff entering the programs, quiz staff and staff as minimally as possible.   Telehealth continues to work smoothly for the most […]

Averte – Covid update March 29, 2020 

Hello All, Averte is pleased to report that the last few days have been status quo,  Clients continue to do exceptionally well with tele-therapy.  Averte’s executive team continues to meet frequently to attempt to predict possible issues as well as formulating the best responses to the frequent challenges we encounter each day.  Please help us, […]

Averte – Covid update March 26, 2020

Hello all, Averte Client’s and Staff are continuing to do remarkably well under the current difficult circumstances.  Staff are instructed to take their temperature before coming to work and upon arrival.  We are continuing our prevention methods as well as our telemedicine program through Hangouts, Facetime and traditional audio. Vermont is on an official “stay […]