Raven Baker, LSW

Community Relations Coordinator

Phone: (952) 258-3120
rbaker@prairie-care.com

Raven joined PrairieCare in 2018 as the Community Relations Coordinator for the Edina location. She graduated from St. Catherine University and worked as a Social Worker for the University of Minnesota Medical Center for over two years. Raven’s role included work with the Adult population who were facing complex Medical, Chemical Health, Mental Health, and Crisis Intervention needs.

Raven also served as the first Behavioral Health Home Care Coordinator for Fairview Hiawatha Clinic. She worked on a multi-disciplinary care team to collaborate and deliver a holistic, psycho-social, coordinated plan of care to individuals experiencing serious mental illness. Through Raven’s experience in direct Social Work practice, she has developed a passion for being a voice in helping to eliminate stigma surrounding mental health. Raven enjoys being able to represent an organization that helps individuals find the psychiatric care they truly deserve. Raven feels that her current position helps bridge the gap for professionals to access the appropriate resources for their clients. In her free time Raven enjoys playing softball, traveling, being active, spending time with her family.

Jackie Doncavage

Community Relations Coordinator

jdoncavage@prairie-care.com

Jackie comes to PrairieCare with a background in community outreach and therapeutic recreation. Her experience includes work in non-profit, government, and residential settings to connect people and organizations with quality resources. She has worked in adaptive and inclusive recreation programming for people with disabilities, volunteer coordination, information and referral, event coordination, and non-profit sponsorship.

Jackie is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities access programs and services to lead healthy lives, including the mental healthcare they deserve. She is proud to share the PrairieCare message with community.

Jim Maurer

Community Relations Coordinator

Phone: (612) 210-4320
jmaurer@prairie-care.com

Jim comes to PrairieCare and Paragon having served as a hospital-based mental health program manager. In that capacity he oversaw adult and child/adolescent Partial Hospital programs as well as mental health in-patient programming including occupational therapy, recreation therapy, music therapy and substance abuse counseling. Jim is ardent about eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illnesses. In his role as Community Relations Coordinator he will be promoting the therapeutic services offered at PrairieCare as well as Paragon among providers, school districts and other community partners

Ethan D. McConkey

Community Relations Coordinator – Southern Minnesota

Phone: (507) 322-5488
emcconkey@prairie-care.com

Ethan comes to PrairieCare after spending time working in television news as well as a part of the Public Affairs team at Mayo Clinic. At Mayo he primarily managed various tasks with their Mayo Clinic Connect platform, as well as managing blogs, various department specific social media accounts as well as promoting the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network.

Ethan hopes to bring his variety of experiences into his role in community relations to find way to best deliver PrairieCare’s mission, values, and program information to the community. He finds passion in his work through working toward the common goal of reaching those who need mental health assistance. In his free time, Ethan spends time with his wife and kids, working on house projects, reading, and watching movies and St. Louis Cardinals baseball games.

 

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