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For Immediate Release

Rising Star Alumni Recipient

Easterseals UCP ChildFirst Program Supervisor Honored

GREENVILLE, N.C., December 5, 2016

Media Contact:
Lauren Swain

Press Release

Easterseals UCP is proud to announce ChildFirst Program Clinical Supervisor, Twayla Eason, received a prestigious award from the East Carolina University School of Social Work.  Twayla was awarded the Rising Star Alumni Award this year.  It is an important honor at the school, recognizing individuals who continue to dedicate their lives to social work.


Twayla, MSW, LCSW earned her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from East Carolina University in 2003 and 2006. She is licensed by the State of North Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has completed training in Clinical Supervision. For the past 4 1/2 years, Twayla has worked as an Assistant Professor of Social Work with Shaw University in Raleigh and Greenville, North Carolina.

Since 2014, she has worked as a part of Easter Seals UCP NC & VA, Inc. where she serves as Clinical Supervisor for theChildFirst Program. The ChildFirst program is a national, evidence-based, two-generation model that works with very vulnerable young children (ages 0-5) and their families, providing intensive, home-based mental health services. In this role, she provides Reflective Supervision as well as Clinical and Administrative oversight/supervision for Clinicians and Family Resource Partners. Twayla has worked with multiple populations in different social work settings throughout the past 10 years.


Easter Seals UCP is a non-profit organization serving the special needs communities in North Carolina and Virginia.  Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.


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