Assistant Deputy Director, Bureau of Mental Health Services, Allegheny County, Pa.
Jewel Denne, M.Ed., LPC, NCC is the Assistant Deputy for the Bureau of Mental Health Services in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Jewel has more than 25 years of experience with progressive responsibilities in direct practice, supervision, management and administration. Her list of accomplishments and contributions is long, and includes the development of the resolve Crisis Services in Allegheny County. She has served on a number of local, regional and statewide advisory boards and committees; and has been a key participant in the transformation of the behavioral health delivery system in Allegheny County. She has gained a reputation as a knowledgeable leader, innovator, and change agent. She is also held in high regard by a broad stakeholder community of individuals and families, team members, professionals advocates and decision makers alike. She earned her master degree from the University of Pittsburgh and her bachelor degree from Slippery Rock University.