Medical Services

Progressive Care with Compassion.

Staff

Meet Our Director

Joey Cadek

Program Director

Joey Cadek, CFLE, CDP began working at Valley County Health System in 2020 and became the Program Director in June 2020. Prior to joining Valley County Health System, he worked at Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell, NE as the Director of Social Services.

Joey has experience working with older adults suffering from depression, anxiety, dementia, and personality disorders, and many neurocognitive conditions.  He has developed an interest working with older adults suffering from depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Gerontology from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and currently pursuing a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and will graduate in May 2021.  

Joey is member of the National Association of Social Workers and is a Certified Family Life Educator and Certified Dementia Practitioner. He has also completed training with the Nebraska SHIIP program and is a SHIIP volunteer which allows Joey to assist older adults in signing up for Medicare, Supplement Insurance plans, Medicare Part D plans,  Medicaid.

Joey resides in North Loup, NE and enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling. Fun Fact: He is a Full-Service Travel Agent and enjoys helping others plan unforgettable memories.

Meet Our Therapist 

Staci Huston

Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Staci Huston, PLMHP, began working at Valley County Health System in 2019. Staci has a special interest in the evaluation and diagnosis of illnesses and injuries that affect functioning of the brain. Prior to joining Valley County Health System, Staci has worked as a neuropsychology extern and intern at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital serving inpatients and outpatients with complex medical conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, amputation, spinal cord injury, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other forms of dementia. 

Staci has experience working with adult and geriatric patients when problems with thinking or memory are evident or suspected. She has also worked with all age groups providing family therapy, memory testing, dementia evaluation, behavioral management, and psychoeducation.

Staci resides in Ord, Ne with her daughter and enjoys quality time with her family, training dogs, traveling, and the great outdoors.   

Staci holds a Masters of Science in Psychology from Walden University and a Bachelor's degree in Human Services from Bellevue University.