Ann Denton

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Ann Denton, M.Ed., is an expert on effective systems and interventions for persons with disabilities, including mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders. She has knowledge and experience with systems change, integrated systems of care, evidence-based practices, outcome and performance measures, and homelessness and housing issues for people with mental illness and other disabilities. Ms. Denton recently served as the director of the Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN), a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)-funded initiative that provides coordinated technical assistance (TA) to all of SAMHSA’s grantees focused on serving persons experiencing homelessness. She also continues to provide leadership, training, and support to other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. Ms. Denton played a leadership role in the development and revision of SAMHSA’s Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) Evidence-Based Practices KITs. Ms. Denton develops training products, leads training teams, and provides training and TA to states and communities in many areas, including Housing First, housing development, funding and implementation of evidence-based practices, permanent supportive housing, services and supports for people with disabilities, and access to mainstream services. Through 2016 she was a board member of the Austin Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO); current Vice-Chair of the Housing Authority of Travis County Board of Commissioners; current President of the Board of Directors for Strategic Housing Finance Corporation.

Contact Info: 

Phone: [512.282.1401]
Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., 9727 FM 1826, Austin, TX 78737

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