Zepf Center News

Zepf Welcomes New Chief Clinical Officer

Jennifer Jancsin has over 10 years of managerial and clinical experience in behavioral health and has been with the agency since 2005

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018
by Staff


Zepf Center welcomes their new Chief Clinical Officer, Jennifer Jancsin, M.A., L.P.C.C. Jennifer has over 10 years of managerial and clinical experience in behavioral health and has been with the agency since 2005. Ms. Jancsin is an independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Endorsement in the State of Ohio and specializes in working with the severe and persistently mentally ill population. Ms. Jancsin earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan and went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from The University of Toledo.


Ms. Jancsin’s experience includes organizational leadership, program development and evaluation, and counselor supervision and retention. Shehas been working to coordinate administrative activities that promote excellence in service delivery in accordance with the agency’s vision, mission and values. Ms. Jancsin is passionate about mentoring, staff development, and supervision of clinical programs.

Nominated on the basis of her academic and professional record, Ms. Jancsin attended the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation’sAdvanced Leadership Academy in 2015. This opportunity helped to shape her focus on the intersection between business acumen and sound clinical practice in order to provide sustainable leadership in the field of behavioral health. 

Ms. Jancsin has been a member of Chi Sigma Iota honor society since 2003 and was recognized as Student of the Year in 2006. This year, the honor society recognized her again for outstanding skills and support as a counseling supervisor. Ms. Jancsin was also awarded Supervisor of the Year (2017-2018) this year, by the Northwest Ohio Counseling Association. 

Ms. Jancsin has been a presenter several years running at the Chi Sigma Iota Supervision Panel as well as at local and state conferences. In addition to her work at the agency,she is currently a doctoral candidate in the Counselor Education program at the University of Toledo and teaches counseling courses at themaster’s level. In her spare time she restored a 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air, gardens and loves to travel.








Integrated care is the coordination of general and behavioral health care needs in an effort to treat not just the body but the mind.


The Lovell Foundation of Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grant to Zepf Center

The Board of Trustees of the Toledo Community Foundation has approved a grant from the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation to Zepf Center in the amount of $31,300. These funds will be used to support the Mosaic Art Project, which utilizes art as a vehicle to connect with people living with mental illness and reduce the stigma of mental illness in our community. 


Behavioral Health Crisis Survey for MHRSB of Lucas County

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Zepf Centerís Staff Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

Zepf Center is pleased to announce the staff represented by Service Employees International Union 1199 (SEIU), overwhelmingly ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement on June 19, 2019. The agreement merges two bargaining units and unifies the mental health and substance use disorder sides of Zepf Center under one contract.