Jane Powers, MSW, LICSW was Director of Behavioral Health at Fenway Health from 2013-2017 and continues to provide strategic oversight and supervision to the department; after briefly serving as interim CEO of Fenway in December 2017, Jane became Fenway’s interim Chief of Staff in late January 2018.
Fenway’s Behavioral Health department includes more than 70 therapists, addictions specialists, integrated clinicians and case managers, and LGBT violence prevention experts. Jane has a clinical background in child, adolescent, and family therapy; her small panel now includes clients of all age groups. In 2016-17, Jane was part of a 5 person faculty in a year-long national ECHO online learning community, Transforming LGBT Health in Primary Care. She has continued to present nationally on topics related to the behavioral health needs of LGBTQ people. Prior to joining Fenway Health in 2013, Jane was clinical director of a therapeutic school program for 20 years.
Jane earned a Master of Social Work from Simmons College and her B.A. from Colby College. Jane has served on the Board of Trustees at Colby College since 2005 and is an avid cyclist, having participated in the Boston-to-Provincetown Harbor to the Bay Ride since 2007, raising funds to benefit Fenway and other AIDS/HIV organizations.