Postvention and Grief Support.
Thomas J. Steen is the past Executive Director of the Capital Area Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) and a suicide prevention expert who serves numerous Boards of Education, Community organizations and local Prevention Councils in Connecticut to promote mental health promotion, suicide prevention, postvention and grief support. He is the Tri Chair of Connecticut’s Suicide Advisory Board and is the past Co-Chair of the newly formed Ct Chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Tom earned his bachelor of Science degree from Springfield College and continues to have a connection to the school as a volunteer and donor.
Prior to his work as a Master Trainer, Tom worked extensively as an Executive Director for several non-profits including 30 years as a YMCA Executive in his 42 year career. He continues to work with many companies, government agencies and foundations. Tom has extensive senior management and leadership experience, much of which has been gained while working directly with community leaders and donors..