Mary Wichansky, LCSW-C joined C.A.S.E. in 2016 as an Implementation Specialist for the National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative (NTI). Recently, she took on the role of Director of Program Operations. Mary has worked in the mental health field for nearly 30 years and has always worked with children in child welfare including the areas of foster care and adoption. Through her experiences, she has developed a unique blend of leadership, clinical expertise and solid relationship building skills that continues to drive success in any position she is in. Her previous role was at the National Council for Behavioral Health as the Director of Mental Health First Aid.

She graduated from American University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business, Virginia Commonwealth University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and Johns Hopkins University with a Leadership Certificate.