Brenda Rutkowski

  • Brenda Rutkowski

Brenda Rutkowski, MA, LPC, CRC, Vocational Services Coordinator, Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health Authority

Brenda Rutkowski began her career in the rehabilitation field in 1993.  She worked at Thumb Industries Inc. in Bad Axe MI as a Transition Coordinator.  Brenda started a Supported Employment Program for students that were receiving Special Education Services and also began working with Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS).   In 1997, Brenda graduated from Michigan State University with a MA in Rehabilitation Counseling and worked for MRS until 2008.  She was hired by Bay Arenac Behavioral Health as a Vocational Services Coordinator.  She is responsible for developing and implementing training and competitive employment programs for persons with barriers to employment.  She has been a Lead Fidelity Reviewer for the Individual Placement and Support model since 2008.