Annette Pearson, MS, LADC, CBIS, has been named the new outpatient services director at Vinland Center. She will oversee the outpatient chemical health program. Previously, Annette was the outpatient services manager at Vinland for nine years.
“The best part of my job is working with a team whose goal is to empower clients to have the courage to change their attitude, thoughts and behaviors making positive changes in their lives,” Annette said.
Annette has been with Vinland National Center for over 17 years. She just completed a 7-year term as a co-chair with the DHS TBI advisory committee. She currently serves on the MARRCH educational committee, and she is certified by BBHT to train and supervise counselors. She is a certified brain injury specialist with the Brain Injury Association of America and a guest lecturer at Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction. She continues to teach workshops at state and national conferences on various topics around chemical health and cognitive disability for a variety of professionals.