National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

Cathy Cave

Cathy Cave, Senior Program Associate, Advocates for Human Potential, has more than 25 years’ experience as an administrator, facilitator, and consultant specializing in cultural competence and disparities elimination, trauma-informed services and supports, and leadership within child welfare, juvenile justice, disaster response, mental health, and substance abuse services. She currently provides technical assistance to the National Center for Trauma-Informed Care. She is the former Director for Cultural Competence for New York State Office of Mental Health. As a consultant, she uses her survivor, family, community and provider perspectives to facilitate organizational change to improve service quality at local, state and national levels.