CHRIS Training Institute Staff

Monica McGannon, LCSW
Vice President of Training



Monica brings 33 years of experience in the field of behavioral health and expertise in training to her position as CHRIS 180’s Vice President of Training.  Her experience includes expertise in trauma-informed care, forensics, children and adolescents, refugees, substance abuse and hospice.  Monica is a nationally certified grief counselor, a public speaker and has provided numerous trainings at professional conferences, both locally and nationally. Prior to serving in this role, Monica was a Clinical Director at CHRIS 180 and managed several programs.   As VP of Training, Monica oversees all professional and clinical trainings offered by the CHRIS Training Institute and the Institute for Spiritual Health and Wellness Education Program which provides chaplaincy training for residents and interns.  The CHRIS Training Institute offers training in school systems, professional and clinical trainings and workshops, leadership seminars and much more.  Since 1988 Monica has been an active volunteer with the American Red Cross serving as a Disaster Mental Health Clinician. She is passionate about providing training and guidance that enables underserved people to receive high quality treatment and services.

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