As a professional in the field for 31-plus years, Denise Walsh is dedicated to supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to improve their quality of life. Throughout her career, Denise has provided psychological supports to people with I/DD and their families as a direct support professional, oversaw clinical services of an Article 16 clinic for people with I/DD, worked as Director of Training, Consulting Psychologist, Training Consultant, CQL trainer, and oversaw the I/DD services of a multi-human services organization as its Assistant Executive Director.
At Life’s WORC, she leads and manages a team of supervisors in the community programs & services for people with developmental disabilities funded by and regulated by NYS OPWDD & DOH. She also oversees the Family Center for Autism’s Behavior Analytics services, School District partnerships, and the membership classes for children and adults.
In her personal life, Denise is a Girl Scout leader, Boy Scouts events coordinator, and Catechist at St. Mary’s RC. She holds Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from Adelphi University in Applied Behavior Psychology.