Jenny is responsible for developing high quality, interactive online courses and written products tailored to the needs of SAMHSA's grantees. She joined SAMHSA's CAPT to revise the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST), managing the content development of the face-to-face curricula, and creating the companion online course, An Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention.
Jenny has a broad background in communications. Previously, as the senior writer for EDC’s Health and Human Development Division, she oversaw the conceptualization, writing, and production of articles, videos, and promotional material. The author of two books, Education and Public Health and A Spark in the Dark, she has also written monographs, toolkits, facilitator’s guides, and web-based professional development courses on a variety of health and education topics. In addition to her writing experience, she spent 10 years in television production on award-winning PBS documentaries. Jenny earned her M.A. in Consciousness Studies from John F. Kennedy University and her B.A. from Boston College.