Ken Verni provides technical assistance to behavioral health professionals working in the New Jersey Children’s System of Care (CSOC). Dr. Verni’s expertise is in mindfulness practice, resiliency, mindfulness-based stress reduction and self-care for staff and caregivers. Ken has consulted with agencies providing residential treatment to adolescents, the Juvenile Justice Commission and the Staff Counselors’ Office in the United Nations headquarters in New York City. He has over 20 years of experience providing clinical care to youth and family and in educating the workforce. Ken served as expert consultant and editor for “Happiness the Mindful Way” and received his doctoral degree in psychology from the Rutgers Graduate School for Professional and Applied Psychology.