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Corine Smith Mann, Chief Strategic Officer at the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, earned her Bachelor’s degree and subsequently a Master’s in Social Work from Wayne State University.  She brings a broad range of clinical and administrative experience in mental health, substance use disorder (SUD), and child and family services.  Licensed by the State of Michigan in clinical and macro practice as a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) and Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and certified as an advanced alcohol and drug counselor (CAADC) and Certified Prevention Consultant – Reciprocal (CPC-R).

She has worked in both the public and private sector, outpatient SUD and community mental health, residential and inpatient (mental health and SUD), and managed behavioral health.  She brings more than forty (40) years of experience, passion and commitment to improving the quality of supports and services to persons served by DWMHA.
Her support team includes:
  • Allison Smith PMP, Strategic Planning/NCQA, Project Manager
  • Gail Parker, LMSW, Strategic Planning/NCQA, Manager
DWMHA Strategic Planning
Board Study Session 2016

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For questions or comments, please send an email to our Strategic Planning Team
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Strategic Planning is...

... a process that seeks to set a strategic direction and plan to advance the organization’s interests and ensure long-term growth and sustainability.   It does this by setting policy priorities, developing action plans for continuous quality improvement on the micro and macro level.
The overall purpose of an organizational strategic plan is to support the organization’s business through continuous quality improvement. This primarily means developing a cascading process to engage and inform stakeholders including MCPNs, providers, employees, persons served, family, advocates, the community and the general public in our quality improvement activity. 
The function of the Strategic Plan is to provide a strategy and action items for the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Plan (QAPIP) at Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority.  The Strategic Plan will serve as the guiding map for all internal and external quality improvement, including annual quality improvement and strategic objectives within the authority, the MCPNs, and providers, including responsibility assignments, performance measurements and evaluation.
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