Gwendolyn W. White
TA Support Coordinator
Gwendolyn White has a Master’s degree in Social Work and is a content expert on transition to independence and successful adaptation of adult roles and responsibilities for youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions and their families. She provides technical assistance to jurisdictions on system reform strategies that involve improved outcomes for youth and young adults of transition age. For over 35 years, Gwen has worked on developing innovative approaches to mental health service delivery for children, young adults and families. Gwen has played many roles in supporting families, youth and young adults in multiple settings and systems including: medical, education, early intervention, child welfare, and behavioral health. She currently serves as the Senior Advisor for Young Adult Services and Supports, the TA Network at the Institute for Innovation & Implementation. (University of Maryland) Former positions include serving as the Healthy Transitions Team Lead for the Healthy Transitions Training and Technical Assistance Center at the Center for Applied Research Solutions; Senior Policy Associate and content specialist on young adults of transition age at Georgetown University, National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health; and Project Director for three Systems of Care grants in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.