Director G.E.A.R. Parent Network

Carol Tiernan
Phone: 1-800-264-9224
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Carol began her employment in 1995 as Regional Parent Support Coordinator and has been the Director since 2000. Carol oversees the work of the five Regional Parent Support Coordinators. One of her primary roles as director is to remain actively involved with systems transformation work at the local, state and national levels.  This includes active planning and implementation of initiatives with all agencies whose work supports children with behavioral health concerns, including Maine Hi-Fidelity Wraparound, the THRIVE system of care, Keeping Maine Children Connected, The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, and Kennebec Local Case Review Committee. She is also Chair of the Children’s Committee of the Statewide Mental Health Planning Council. Through this appointment she has the pleasure of endorsing new child serving programs for Maine’s children with behavioral health issues.  As Director of the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Maine Chapter, Carol is works closely with the Federation’s national staff on efforts to support families and children.