Mental Health Expert 368132 MA


Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the fields of Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Managed Care, Mental Retardation, Inpatient Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. I am highly experienced as a manager of large systems of Metal Health and Mental Retardation care in New York and Massachusetts. My expertise includes areas of Inpatient and Outpatient treatment and all forms of Mental Health treatment in Community settings, including standards of practice in Group Homes, health maintenance organizations, Community Residences, Halfway Houses, Emergency Services, Case Management, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Social / Vocational, Behavioral Health Managed Care (HMOs), Record Review, Developmentally Disabled, Vocational Services, Accreditation Standards, Quality Assurance, and Management / Fiscal, System Design and Community Support. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Wrongful death in Mental Health Group Home, Wrongful injury in Mental Health Group Home, and Standards of practice in Community Mental Health.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Mental Health Managed Care, Mental Health Residential Programs, Medicaid Managed Care, Accreditation Standards, and Community Mental Health.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
DoctorateEducationFairleigh Dickinson
MAPsychologyUniversity of Northern Colorado
BASociology PsychologyRegis College Denver

Licenses Certifications

Board Certified in Healthcare Management – American College of Healthcare Executives

Awards & Affiliation

Administrator
National Institute of Mental Health Grant

Primary Affiliation

American College of Healthcare Executives


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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