Looking toward the future, she hopes to helm multiple streams of outreach services outside of foster care, and continue helping clients however she can.
MANSFIELD, OH, November 08, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ashantia J. Ginn has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Ms. Ginn obtained a Bachelor of Science in social work from Ashland University in 2002, after which she continued her education with a Master of Social Work from Ohio State University in 2008. She initially gained experience as a children's case manager with the Center for Individual and Family Services in Mansfield from 2002 to 2005, through which she monitored health and behavior in addition to her responsibilities as a teacher of social and coping skills. Following this period, Ms. Ginn worked with Richland County Job and Family Services between 2005 and 2007, during which time she determined eligibility for federal assistance regarding Medicaid, food stamps and the Ohio Works First limited assistance program for needy families, with a caseload of 320.
In addition to her work as an adjunct professor at North Central State College in Mansfield from 2011 to 2016, Ms. Ginn provided care as a social worker for the Salvation Army from 2008 to 2014. Likewise, she undertook school and home visits, team meetings and court hearing advocacy with Advantage Outreach and Foster Care from 2014 until 2019. In this capacity, Ms. Ginn placed children into licensed foster homes.
Ms. Ginn established New Mercy Outreach, a foster care agency, in 2019. The agency currently works with 20 Ohio counties and places an average of five children in foster homes on a monthly basis. She had become a foster mother in 2013 and has high hopes for New Mercy, for which she plans to add such services as enhanced independent living programs for older children and teenagers that would be aimed at teaching skills regarding writing job applications and proper budgeting. Among her career accomplishments, Ms. Ginn is proud to have brought families and people together in manifold ways, and to have helped those who were in need. Looking toward the future, she hopes to helm multiple streams of outreach services outside of foster care, and continue helping clients however she can.
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