Beth Grosso holds a Masters in Social Work and Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire. Beth is a macro social worker with over a decade of expertise in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health. She has experience in leadership, curriculum design, training and professional development and delivery, care coordination, outpatient therapy, and clinical supervision. Beth is the Director of Training and Professional Development at the National Center for START Services. She oversees a robust (and growing) training and professional development department that offers both START-focused training and certification as well as IDD-MH training and professional development for the broader START network. She has served as the co-chair of the annual START National Training Institute since the inaugural training in 2016. Beth is passionate about issues related to cultural competency, diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, access, and belonging. She has previously served as the Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator in START research projects and continues her commitment to elevating the voices and perspectives of people with lived experience of IDD-MH. When not at work, you can find Beth spending time with her two awesome kids, reading, and enjoying live music.
MSW, Sociology, University of New Hampshire