Mimi Gardner

  • Chief Behavioral Health and Addictions Officer | HealthLinc

Mimi E. Gardner, is a graduate of the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts. Her significant knowledge and experience in the behavioral health field provides her with the ability to be creative and innovative with underserved populations. Gardner is responsible for guiding the behavioral health care initiatives of HealthLinc and its providers. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Accountability and Provider Relations at Behavioral Health Systems of Baltimore, where she focused on addressing access to care and best practices in treatment and recovery. Additionally, she served as the Chief Clinical Officer for Green Door Behavioral Health and as President and CEO of Capital Community Services in Washington D.C., an outpatient community mental health center where she was responsible for the oversight, supervision and quality assurance of all clinical services.


  • Community Partnerships

    This session will cover police social workers’ partnerships with local community organizations. The panel will discuss key components to developing effective community partnerships, including how to begin building these relationships with community partners, what the common goal is within the partnership, and the benefits of having an embedded PSW as a partner.