Ascension St. Vincent Paws to Heal Program Manager, Kaitlin Knapp

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We would like to give a shout out to  Clinical Program Manager for Healing Arts at Ascension St. Vincent in Indianapolis. Kaitlin oversees our Paws to Heal Program at Ascension St. Vincent and she has been such a rock star that we nominated her for the Final Four Frontline Hero award. Kaitlin’s service to the community throughout the pandemic has been awe-inspiring.
Kaitlin goes above and beyond to help include our therapy dogs in activities to provide comfort and support to patients and staff. She has been supportive of our alternative ways to provide services during the pandemic and continues to work with us to find innovative ways to expand our impact. She has never wavered in her enthusiasm to make sure much needed therapy services continued. Her dedication to improving lives in our community is second to none.
Kaitlin understands the benefits of the holistic approach in healing mind, body and spirit. With her focus on how we can help the overall person, she knows these therapies, which go beyond just healing the body, are needed now more than ever. As mental health continues to be an issue, having people like Kaitlin who understand all the benefits of holistic care is crucial. Our community is lucky to have someone like Kaitlin advocate for overall healing.
Kaitlin’s love for the work she does shines through in her positive attitude which makes it a joy to work with her.