Amanda Ash, MA, LSW is a Program Director for a forty-bed Residential Program and a Community Based Program for Pressley Ridge. As a Program Director with Pressley Ridge, she is responsible for all aspects of the programs. This includes maximizing positive outcomes for all children and families served. Pressley Ridge has made it their focus to reducing restraints. Amanda’s program has successfully reduced the number of restraints significantly in the past year. Amanda’s team have identified youths that would respond successfully with NMT interventions which has assisted in the reduction of restraints. Amanda earned her Master’s degree in Special Education from Marshall University.