About CHDI

Yecenia Casiano, MS

Yecenia Casiano, MS Senior Project Coordinator
casiano@uchc.edu | 860-679-2336

Yecenia Casiano is a Senior Project Coordinator. She joined CHDI in 2013 and works on both the School-Based Diversion Initiative (SBDI) and the Mobile Crisis Intervention Services (formerly Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services - EMPS) - Performance Improvement Center Projects.


She serves on several statewide committees related to juvenile justice. She is also a member of the Fellow Network of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown and Transforming Youth Justice Leadership Development at the Town Youth Justice Institute, UNH. She has a BA in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Non-Profit Management and Philanthropy. Yecenia has over 14 years of experience working in the human service field. She has extensive experience in child-welfare systems including foster care and adoption services.