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Kelly English, LICSW, PhD

Dr. Kelly English is the director of the Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Center, consistent with its legislative authorization; developing partnerships with state agencies, community based organizations, research institutes, and advocates; and developing and managing projects that advance the Center’s mission and the children’s behavioral health system. She has worked in a variety of organizations, including a national consulting firm, MassHealth, and behavioral health provider organizations. Dr. English is a licensed independent clinical social worker and holds a Ph.D. in social work from the Boston College School of Social Work.