Gina Verne, M.P.A.

Gina Verne, M.P.A.,has over 15 years of experience in behavioral health management overseeing operations, staff development and training, human resource management, grant writing, strategic planning, and program development. She has developed and supervised supportive housing programs including medically enhanced and residential intensive programs, supported employment, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), crisis intervention services, and support teams for addiction recovery. In addition to serving as Director of the New Jersey ACT Training and Technical Assistance Center for 10 years, Ms. Verne has provided training and consultation to state-level, managed care, and provider agency staff across the country on ACT, psychiatric rehabilitation, supportive housing, supported employment, recovery-focused engagement and assertive outreach, illness management/recovery, and community integration. Recent consulting projects have included training curriculum development and delivery on implementing evidence-based supportive housing services under Medicaid.