FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Rebecca Eberhardt
Title: Information Management Specialist
Organization: Journey Mental Health Center
Phone: (608) 280-2420
Dr. Armando Hernández joins Journey Mental Health Center
as new Chief Diversity Officer
Madison, Wisconsin, November 3, 2020: Lynn Brady, Journey Mental Health Center’s CEO, announced today that Dr. Armando Hernández has been hired as the agency’s new Chief Diversity Officer, effective January 5, 2021.
Dr. Hernández will be joining the agency from the Madison Metropolitan School District, where he is currently Assistant Director of Integrated Health. He began his career at Journey Mental Health Center working as a Child & Family Specialist. He has worked in various community-based settings, assisting professionals and organizations in their organizational development and implementation of evidence-based practices. He is known as a dynamic and engaging speaker and trainer. He completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been involved in numerous diversity and equity initiatives throughout his career.
Furthermore, Dr. Hernández has experience in the areas of mental health, education, and healthcare. He specializes in the areas of culturally responsive practice, behavioral health consultation, and equity. He has provided numerous workshops and academic courses in the areas of equity, behavioral health, and collaborative approaches to mental health.
Journey Mental Health Center is very excited about Dr. Hernández joining our team and bringing his diversity and inclusion expertise to the agency.