Deanna Dishman

Deanna Dishman

Deanna Dishman

Deanna Dishman

COO/Principal Partner

Education: Pennsylvania State University B.S.; University Of Maryland M.S.W.


Professional Experience

Deanna Dishman is the administrator and manager at Parker Psychiatric Services and has more than 20 years’ experience providing services to the mentally-ill, developmentally disabled, and neglected.


Deanna is a child advocate with more than 15 years’ experience working with at-risk children and underserved families delivering educational, clinical, and therapeutic community-based services. She is a committed evaluator of performance standards to improve service delivery.


Ms. Dishman has served as chief of operations, vice president of quality assurance, and program director in private therapeutic foster care programs prior to joining Parker Psychiatric Services. Ms. Dishman has vast experience placing, monitoring, supervising and working with the children and adolescents deemed “the most difficult to place " in the therapeutic foster care system. Ms. Dishman is a certified PRIDE Model trainer and has conducted training and recruitment of therapeutic foster parents for the most difficult population.


Ms. Dishman is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and University of Maryland School of Social Work

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