Academy Staff

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Elise Tosatti, MUP

Program Director

Elise Tosatti works to build capacity for integrated, community-based behavioral health and social services. As the Academy’s Director, Elise oversees the Academy’s strategy, program development, implementation, and budget. Prior to joining CUNY SPS, Elise managed the implementation of Connections to Care (C2C), a New York City initiative that partnered community-based organizations and behavioral health providers to advance culturally responsive behavioral health care in community settings. Elise draws on 14 years of experience in the NYC nonprofit sector, including five years in City government and eight years in harm reduction-based supportive housing programs. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Elise holds a Master of Urban Planning from Hunter College.