People Making a Difference
Renee Pinto says, “The best part of my job is when I see a mother genuinely smile because her child has made progress. That is what makes this job as a clinic director worth every minute! It’s absolutely priceless!”
Renee Pinto is the clinical director of Charlie’s Gift in Downers Grove, IL. Her responsibilities include completing all new intakes for the clinic. She is then able to place the child with the appropriate therapist. At this time, she manages nine therapists and one administrative employee. She also assists therapists (when necessary) in goal writing or treatment plans and maintains communication between the therapist and the parent. Additionally, Charlie’s Gift has several fundraisers throughout the year which she organizes.