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Faculty   Maureen McDonnell


Maureen McDonnell

Maureen McDonnell has 20 years experience in building behavioral health interventions within the criminal justice system across Illinois. She has led the development of several state-of-the-art criminal justice/behavioral health intervention programs, including the service delivery system for the Cook County Mental Health Court and the Illinois Access to Recovery Project for probationers, as well as led the local coordinating processes involving all partners. Ms. McDonnell leads TASC’s work on health care reform and TASC’s consulting services nationally, focusing on strategic and practical integration of criminal justice and behavioral health services to reduce recidivism and build durable recovery in the community. Ms. McDonnell holds a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and is pursuing graduate studies in public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago.