Beth joined the Institute on Disability in 2015 as the Training Coordinator for the National Center for START Services having previously served as a NH START Clinical Team Leader at a local developmental services Area Agency. Beth has experience in service coordination, outpatient mental health therapy, training development and delivery, program evaluation, and leadership. In her current role as the Director of Training & Professional Development, Beth oversees the NCSS training and professional development department, ensuring the quality and rigor of training and professional development offerings by the National Center for START Services. She is also involved in two ongoing research projects with NCSS that seek to promote the inclusion of people with lived experience and their families in all aspects of the research process:
- Reconciling the Past & Changing the Future: Engaging young adults with IDD-MH and researchers in Comparative Effectiveness Research
- Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Young Adults with IDD-MH and their Families
To learn more about these and other research projects from the National Center for START Services you can visit the NCSS Grant Funded Research page.