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Demetria Griffin graduates from State certification program

Demetria Griffin, administrative support and public relations administrative assistant at South Mississippi State Hospital, graduated from the State Personnel Board’s Administrative Services Certification Program (ASCP) on June 20.
Purvis, Miss. --  Demetria Griffin, administrative support and public relations administrative assistant at South Mississippi State Hospital, graduated from the State Personnel Board’s Administrative Services Certification Program (ASCP) at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson on June 20.
 
Griffin has worked at SMSH since November 2010 and in her current position since July 2012.  She is a native of Bolivar County, Mississippi, where she graduated from East Side High School.  She holds an associate’s degree in business administration from Western International University and is working toward her Bachelor’s degree at Grantham University.  Before coming to SMSH, Griffin worked with several private sector organizations in addition to serving as Personnel Actions Specialist with the U.S. Army in Mannheim and Schwetzingen, Germany.
 
South Mississippi State Hospital is a 50-bed acute care behavioral health program in Purvis that operates under the umbrella of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.  SMSH offers inpatient mental health treatment and services for adults in the southern part of the state.
 
ASCP is designed to provide comprehensive training to staff who support the program areas of governmental agencies. ASCP helps support staff better understand themselves, their organizations, and their relationships with their co-workers and their organizations.  The Mississippi program began in 2001; it incorporates systematic training to maintain and improve public service performance to achieve optimum levels of effectiveness, efficiency and service.
 
State Personnel Board Executive Director Deanne Mosley said, “We are pleased to offer these certification programs to ensure a quality workforce throughout our State. For government to operate efficiently and effectively, it is critical to have a well-trained workforce to serve the citizens of
Mississippi.”

Article Date:   7/29/2014   |   Expiration Date:   1/30/2015


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