Monica A. Joseph retired as Vice President of Treatment Services from ARTC/URI, a multisite nonprofit. During here twenty year career there, she managed outpatient and residential behavioral health care programs serving a variety of vulnerable populations, including domestic violence survivors, persons diagnosed with substance use and/or co-occurring disorders, persons with intellectual challenges, incarcerated adolescents, and adults receiving criminal justice supervision. For approximately ten years, Dr. Joseph also provided clinical administration to NYPCC’s Continuing Day Treatment Programs, which serves persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. Dr. Joseph has taught at CUNY since 2003, and has presented and published on chemical dependency, discrimination, and mental illness. She holds an MSW and PhD in Social Policy and Policy Analysis from the Columbia School of Social Work.