Ashley Krider M.S.
Position: Policy Research Staff
Mappings of Focus:Sequential Intercept Model Mapping Workshops, Homeless Response Systems Mapping
Ashley Krider is a Senior Project Associate at Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA). She coordinates training and technical assistance to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge, providing support to local leaders across the country to address over-incarceration in jails, with a focus on individuals with behavioral health disorders. She is also part of PRA’s work with the Trueblood competence evaluation and restoration Settlement in Washington State, providing technical assistance and strategic planning while working to implement diversion and reentry programs. She previously focused on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, coordinating the national solicitation and delivery of criminal justice and trauma-related training, facilitating Sequential Intercept Model Mapping workshops, as well as providing training and technical assistance to SAMHSA’s seven Supported Employment Program grantees, developing their capacity to implement evidence-based Supported Employment statewide. She also facilitated the planning and conduction of national policy academies focused on criminal justice and behavioral health issues, including reducing incarceration, tribal justice, and law enforcement issues, and reentry from the justice system. Prior to joining PRA, she worked in forensic services at the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). While at OMH, Ms. Krider aided in training curriculum development and conducted research concerning transition-management funding in New York State. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling and a Master of Science in Forensic Mental Health from Sage Graduate School in Albany, New York.