OT_PatWilcke_ThumbnailMrs. Pat Wilcke, MFT, is the coordinator of the KidsSafe Program at Saint Miriam and the Saint Miriam Parish Board Liaison to the Saint Miriam School. At Saint Miriam, we take the safety of our children seriously and our comprehensive program is built on several key concepts relating to KidsSafe in Church and/or Parish life. The program includes the recognition and acknowledgement of the safety of children being of paramount importance, and relevant national standards of all legal and enacted “Children’s Acts” is required for activities taking place within the parish confines for all individuals 18 years of age or younger.

Pat graduated from Holy Family University with a B.A. in Sociology and worked with dependent and neglected children and teens in a residential program at St. Mary’s Villa in Ambler, PA. Pat attended Hahnemann University where she earned her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a clinical member of the AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy). She is the Clinical Supervisor and an individual and family therapist at a non-profit counseling agency in Montgomery County where she works with children, teens and adults.