The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey Roberts, LCSW, to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Roberts formerly held the role of Senior Vice-President of Behavioral Health Services at the agency.
"I am very excited to name Stacey Roberts as our new Chief Operating Officer," said MHA CEO Charlotte Östman, LCSW-R. "Stacey has extensive operations and clinical experience across a wide variety of settings. She is an ambitious and motivational leader who operates at the peak of integrity. She is always challenging the status quo and exploring ways to do our work more effectively."
Ms. Roberts first joined MHA 18 years ago as a clinician in the agency’s Partners in Parenting program, helping adults with mental health issues improve their parenting skills and relationships with their children. She has steadily advanced through the organization, serving as coordinator and director of a variety of programs and services. Ms. Roberts joined the Executive staff in 2011 and has been instrumental in the development and expansion of services and programs.
As the Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Roberts assumes overall responsibility for all programs. Stacey will be communicating, executing, implementing and sustaining strategic initiatives to ensure ongoing corporate stability and growth in response to the dynamic healthcare environment. Ms. Roberts has a MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work and completed a post-graduate certificate program in the treatment of interpersonal trauma at Fordham University.
"I am very proud to take on the role of Chief Operating Officer at MHA. This agency has inspired me each day of my nearly two-decade tenure here," said Ms. Roberts. "The incredible quality of care provided by our staff is unmatched. I look forward to ongoing growth and innovation that will continue to set MHA apart as the behavioral health care agency of the future."