Laura Leone

Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW

Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW, has worked in the mental health and substance use services field for more than 20 years. She has provided training and consultation on integrated care, mental health, substance use, suicide prevention, evidence-based practices, value-based payment readiness and other health care topic areas. 

Dr. Leone has extensive experience in bidirectional integration, engaging primary care in mental health partnerships and in specific clinical treatment modalities. She has published and presented nationally and has held leadership, clinical, administrative, supervisory, research and publication positions at a Federally Qualified Health Center; in private practice; at an in-patient psychiatric hospital; and at McLean Hospital’s OCD Institute. Dr. Leone is a licensed social worker who obtained her doctorate in Social Work from the University of Southern California and obtained her Master’s of Science in Social Work from Columbia University’s School of Social Work.

Focus Areas: Integrated Health Practice and Policy, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Child, Adult and Family Services, Systems Improvement, FQHC, CCBHC and IPA Experience, Evidence-based Practices, Strategic Planning, Clinical Service and Supervision Provision, Value-based Payment, Program Management; Suicide Prevention, Organizational Change

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Consulting Services Offered by Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW

  • Case to Care Management

    Position your organization for success in the changing health care landscape by taking the lead in case to care management.

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  • Integrated Health Consulting

    National Council experts bring real-world experience and insight to a wide array of training and consulting services to make your organization more effective and efficient in providing sustainable integrated services.   …

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  • Motivational Interviewing

    MI is an evidence-based conversation style with another person to strengthen and support their own motivation and commitment for change.

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  • Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral Treatment

    Strengthen the quality of your clinical care and prevent the unhealthy consequences of alcohol and drug use among your clients by implementing SBIRT services.

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  • Trauma-informed, Resilience-oriented, Equity-focused Systems

    TIROES is an organizational culture, structure and treatment framework built on understanding, recognizing and responding to trauma.

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