Virna Little, PSyD, LCSW-r, SAP, CCM
Virna Little, PSyD, LCSW-r, SAP, CCM is an internationally recognized consultant and speaker for her work integrating primary care and behavioral health, developing sustainable integrated delivery systems and suicide prevention. Dr. Little is also the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Concert Health, a national organization providing behavioral health services to primary care providers. Prior to this role, Dr. Little worked for New York City leading the Center for Innovation in Mental Health. For the 22 years prior to that role, Ms. Little served as a Senior Vice President for a large FQHC network in New York, overseeing over 300 behavioral health and community staff. Prior to that role she worked for New York City Health and Hospitals as a citywide family violence coordinator.
Dr. Little is a member of the AIMS Center at the University of Washington and the National Council for Community Behavioral Health Care consulting teams. She is also a faculty member for the national and international Zero Suicide initiatives and has spoken on national suicide prevention strategies at the White House.
Dr. Little has been recognized with awards from the Society for Social Work Leaders in HealthCare, National Association of Social Workers, Community Health Center Network of New York, New York Suicide Prevention Committee and others. She is Doctor of Psychology and has a Master of Social Work and a Master of Business Administration and Healthcare. Additionally, she is a Certified Care Manager (CCM) and a recognized Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).