Amanda Semidey, LCSW

Amanda is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of clinical and leadership experience in the healthcare sector serving communities and people in need. She was one of CBC’s first employees, charged with laying the groundwork of CBC’s Health Home, and now directs the largest Health Home in NYC. Under her management, the Health Home has grown to 50+ delegated care management agencies currently serving over 15,000 enrolled individuals. Recently, she spearheaded the launch of Health Home services for children, supported HARP enrollment, and ramped-up HCBS assessments. Of note, Amanda supported the design and implementation of special initiatives for the Adult Home, justice-involved individuals, and homeless populations. Prior to CBC, Amanda managed and provided direct service in the areas of behavioral health, inpatient, and community treatment. She also brings extensive insight from her managed care experience, having worked as an administrator in a prominent behavioral health MCO. Amanda has an Advance Certificate in Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Care from NYU McSilver Institute, has presented at several NYS Care Management Coalition Conferences and at Hunter College School of Social Work to providers in areas including Primary and Behavioral Health Integration and Introduction to Care Management in Health Homes. She has a lifelong commitment to serving individuals with chronic health and behavioral health conditions particularly in communities disproportionally marginalized and affected by health care disparities.