Anne LaForce

Project Facilitator, Center for START Services

Education

  • MA, Clinical Psychology, North Carolina Central University
  • BA, Psychology, Kent State University

Professional Background

Anne La Force is a member of the National Consultant team for the Center for START Services and Clinical Director for the NC START Central Region. Anne is a clinical psychologist with over 17 years of experience in the fields of intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental illness. She specializes in providing assessment, consultation and intervention services for adults with developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health issues. Anne also provides training and consultation to community-based providers on multiple topics including dual diagnosis, crisis prevention and planning, trauma, and positive behavioral supports.

Projects

START is a research-based model of services and supports for individuals with an intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) ages six and older who also have a mental health (MH) diagnosis or behavioral health needs.