Joni Dolce, M.S., CRC is an assistant professor and employment consultant, providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to support the implementation of evidence-based practices as well as improving workplace wellness. Joni has many years of experience working in behavioral health and rehabilitation services, as a certified rehabilitation counselor as well as supervising staff.
She has authored and co-authored several articles and technical manuals/curriculum on career services, communication techniques, and staff training and presents and provides webinars and training on a variety of employment-related topics. She has provided intensive training and implementation consultation on a national level, including the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services, the NY Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, Washington State Healthcare Authority, the Veterans Administration, and the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’ (SAMHSA) Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC).
Joni has been invited to present to Human Resource professionals on the topic of mental health in the workplace and is listed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a recommended speaker on this topic. She is currently a member of the MHTTC’s Dissemination and Implementation working group and is a past President of the National Rehabilitation Association’s NJ affiliate chapter and a past Secretary of the NJ Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association. Joni is a doctoral candidate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation further exploring the impact of disclosure decision-making in employment.