Welcome to the Newsroom where we regularly post press releases for Talbert House and its affiliates.
Additional images may be available by request. Contact Us for more information.


McClain Legacy Continues with Three Graduating Scholars

Posted on: May 31, 2019
Tags: awards
From left: Kevonyah Edwards, Erin Curry-Ziegler, Jessica Tubbs

CINCINNATI— Talbert House is pleased to recognize three McClain Scholar graduates in 2019: Kevonyah Edwards, Erin Curry-Ziegler, and Jessica Tubbs.

  • Kevonyah Edwards is currently a Clinical Correctional Provider at the men’s Extended Treatment program. She received her Masters of Social Work in May from the University of Cincinnati. The Hartwell resident plans to continue working with the correctional population while she works towards becoming a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW).
  • Erin Curry-Ziegler works as a Case Manager for Talbert House in Western Hills. She received her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Xavier University. A resident of Cheviot, she plans to transition into a therapist role at Western Hills.
  • Jessica Tubbs received her Masters of Social Work in May the University of Cincinnati while working as a Forensic Case Manager at Talbert House. Moving forward, the Anderson Township resident wants to continue working with individuals who have been dually-diagnosed.

The McClain Scholarship Fund honors the late Pam McClain who devoted her life’s work to Talbert House, and after nearly 40 years remained a champion for the clients and families in the agency’s care. She began her career working with youth and was promoted again and again because of her extraordinary talents. Pam furthered her education to develop her skills and to better serve the organization. She served as Vice President for over 20 years. The McClain Scholars will carry on this philosophy and be Pam’s lasting legacy. Seven scholarship recipients have completed graduation to date.

If you would like to donate to the McClain Scholarship Fund please contact Development Director Michelle McMullen at (513) 751-7747 or email

# # # #