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Kate Davidson, LCSW

Kate Davidson, LCSW

Assistant Vice President Practice Improvement and Consulting

Kate Davidson, LCSW, has helped organizations and clinicians reduce all-cause rehospitalizations rates for people with severe mental illness. Drawing upon her experience as the director of clinic services from an integrated outpatient setting in New York State, she helps organizations translate and align statewide initiatives aimed at reducing rehospitalization rates into organizational efficiencies, quality improvement processes and clinical advances for people with serious mental illness.

Davidson has practiced, managed and provided implementation support for evidence-based practices in New York City and New York State. From this work, she found her passion for helping administrators and clinicians use data to improve the quality of care that is provided to the most vulnerable populations.

She received her Master of Social Work from Fordham University.


Kate's Consulting & Training Services

The National Council’s wide array of training and consultation fosters effectiveness, efficiency and sustainable integrated services to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals who are at risk for and living with chronic health conditions including mental health concerns and addictions. Our team of consultants have expertise in organizational readiness, integrated care models, workforce and clinical practice, health and wellness, and financing and sustainability. We will partner with you to create a customized approach to advance integrated care and health outcomes.

Integrated Health Consulting Consultants:

  • Joe Parks, M.D.
  • Kate Davidson, LCSW
  • Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN
  • Aaron Williams, MA
  • Jeff Capobianco, Ph.D., LLP
  • Laura Leone, DSW
  • Pam Pietruszewski, MA
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) have revolutionized behavioral health care and strengthened services for those who most need them. CCBHCs are a new provider type in Medicaid – organizations defined not just by the comprehensive array of services they provide.

CCBHC Consulting Consultants:

  • Kate Davidson, LCSW
  • Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN
  • Jeff Capobianco, Ph.D., LLP
The Practice Transformation Academy works with organizations to achieve the necessary competencies for operating in a value-based payment arrangement. This unique program combines in-person, one-on-on coaching with a web-based curriculum to educate providers in population health, how to effectively stratify their clients by risk and how to respond to client risk levels effectively by developing patient-centered care pathways. We also teach you effective project management, how to understand costs and data associated with value-based contracts, current contracting trends and how to articulate the organization’s value in contract negotiations.

Practice Transformation Academy Consultants:

  • Kate Davidson, LCSW
  • Jeff Capobianco, Ph.D., LLP