As a Director at TriWest, Cassie provides project management, research support, report development, and editing, among other tasks. As a member of the evaluation team, she serves as a fidelity evaluator for programs integrating physical health care into behavioral health settings for adults with serious mental illnesses. She has contributed to many projects involving the assessment and enhancement of state and local behavioral health systems, implementation of evidence-based and best practices for people with physical health and behavioral health conditions, and development of alternative payment arrangements to support the delivery of best practices in an ideal service array.
Prior to joining TriWest, Cassie was a behavioral health and health outcomes researcher at a midwestern school of medicine where she served as clinical coordinator and evaluator for projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration. She also served on the clinical team and as a program coordinator at a community mental health and social services agency serving refugee children and youth.
Outside of her work at TriWest, Cassie plays music and hones her skills as a vegetable gardener and houseplant enthusiast.
Cassie earned a master’s degree in social work and is licensed as a clinical social worker.