Janelle Shults is the Director of the Capital Region Health Connections Health Home (CRHC), part of the St. Peter’s Health Partners Healthcare system, where she is also part of the Executive Behavioral Health Team. CRHC is composed of 16 Care Management Agencies in the Capital Region, serving approximately 3,500 Health Home enrolled individuals. Janelle is a LMSW whose career has been dedicated to working with individuals who experience behavioral health issues. She spent the early portion of her career as a clinician in an Addictions Program supporting those who are dually diagnosed, and later went on to become the Manager of that location. Janelle also spent a few years working for a Managed Care Organization as a Clinical Care Manager in the Behavioral Health Department. In her current role, Janelle expresses that she feels she is doing her life’s work – drawing from her past work experience to support those most in need in the community while nourishing a network of likeminded individuals. When not at work Janelle enjoys cooking, running, live music, good food and spending time with those she loves – especially her husband and two children.