Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Jacinda Dionne

Behavioral Health Certification Specialist, Disability and Aging Program
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Office Location

208 Haynes Building, Augusta

Phone

207-626-5086

Profile

Jacinda Dionne is a Behavioral Health Certification Specialist within Cutler's Disability and Aging program area. Jacinda’s primary area of focus is in workforce development and quality assurance initiatives that promote best practice for health and human service workers.

In her 12 years of experience at the Cutler Institute and Muskie School, Jacinda has administered the day-to-day operations of state behavioral health certification programs. She provides ongoing technical assistance to individual applicants, community provider agencies, and educational institutions around certification policies. Jacinda’s emerging areas of interest include competency-based certification and training, curriculum design and analysis, policy research, literature reviews, and performance measurement.

Jacinda graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Educational Leadership.

Areas of Expertise

Competency-based certification and training, curriculum design and analysis, policy research, literature reviews, and performance measurement.