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Veronica Carey

Veronica D. Carey


Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Associate Clinical Professor

Counseling and Family Therapy Department

267.359.5566 P
267.359.5579 F
1601 Cherry Street, Room 789

Prior to joining the BHC faculty in 2011, Carey was a full-time faculty member for ten years in Drexels Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Healthcare Education. She has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health program planning and management, continuing education training, and policy development. Carey is the chair of the Academy for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery.


A national and international guest lecturer and workshop presenter, Carey has addressed evidence-based best practices in recovery-oriented services, treatment planning, behavioral health care system practices, program planning, and implementation of psychiatric rehabilitation services. She had trained in Korea, Pakistan, Italy, and Singapore, Her articles on direct-care staff development in community-based treatment settings have been published in the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, PSY Connections and Psychiatric Services.

Research Interests:

Implementation of recovery-oriented services.

Professional Society:

Carey is a member of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certification Commission, the International Committee for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Inclusion, and is a consultant to Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.