Syntero Welcomes New Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

In July, Syntero added “inclusiveness” to its existing values of integrity, empowerment and innovation. Syntero is pleased to announce the development of a new Diversity and Inclusion Program, which will focus on programming and operational improvements on behalf of groups or individuals who have experienced trauma due to racism, racial inequity, ageism, sexism, homophobia or xenophobia. Syntero’s new Diversity and Inclusion Program Coordinator Karida Cardoso, MS, LPC, will ensure that the agency’s programs and operations are culturally sensitive and informed regarding the unique needs and issues specific to marginalized populations whose behavioral health problems are worsened due to their marginalized status in society.

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Julie Erwin Rinaldi Receives Industry Award

Congratulations, Julie!

Wednesday evening, December 7, 2016, Julie Erwin Rinaldi, Syntero CEO, was awarded the Norman Guitry Award by Mental Health America of Franklin County.  The award recognizes exceptional leadership in serving mental health issues in Central Ohio.

Julie was honored to receive this acknowledgment, but only on the terms that it also recognized the team efforts of all at Syntero who work tirelessly to advance the support of those in need of mental health and substance abuse care and the prevention efforts in those areas, as well.


Syntero named “Outstanding Agency of the Year”

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Accepting the award are Alice Tyler, Hollie Goldberg, Julie Erwin Rinaldi, Sara Harrison-Mills & Alissa Reynolds

The Ohio State University College of Social Work’s Field Education Department has named Syntero, Inc. “Agency of the Year” for student field placement.  This distinguished award recognizes our agency as a premier training ground for students.  Our field instructors provide excellent mentorship and internship opportunities, making Syntero a much sought-after placement.  We are humbled and honored by this recognition.  It is a privilege to support future professionals in the social work field.  Below is a picture of our leadership team and field instructors receiving the award at a recent ceremony at The Ohio State University.


Student Intern Wins Scholarship Award

Syntero – Dublin Counseling Center is pleased to announce that student intern Carla Eiterman was recently presented with the esteemed William B. George Scholarship Award by the Provider Leadership Association. Eiterman received this award at a recent Annual Meeting of the Franklin County ADAMH Board.  Carla is working on her graduate degree in Professional Counseling.  Syntero is proud of the reputation of our fine student interns and the mentorship received from our professional clinical staff.  Congratulations Carla!

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Wins Scholarship Award