Mohini Mishra, CASP, LMSW
I thrive to facilitate opportunities to create value and meaningful experiences for older adults.
Ms. Mishra is a dedicated professional with proven expertise in planning and project/case management. Ms. Mishra is adept in facilitating groups to achieve successful outcomes. Ms. Mishra has been with Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. since 2004, when she joined the organization as a Social Worker. She currently is the Managing Director of Housing and Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs), where she has oversight of 11 independent living facilities and 4 Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs). She guides her team to develop and coordinates comprehensive programs, case management, resource development, and advocacy functions for the diverse housing and NORC clients. Ms. Mishra has successfully introduced and implemented evidence based assessments tools to better understand the needs of the clients and designing successful interventions. Ms. Mishra was part of a national Learning Collaborative actively exploring and piloting new ideas and techniques to enhance Selfhelp’s Housing with Services model. She served as the project manager for 1 of the 3 Balanced Incentive Program funding received by Selfhelp, piloting enhanced wellness programming into existing Selfhelp Active Services for Aging Model (SHASAM). She was part of a research study to evaluate the health impact of social services in senior affordable housing led by an independent researcher from Rutgers University. She was part of a 24-month Health Outcome Demonstration Project using success measure tools to dig deeper into the SHASAM model to explore different components of social determinants of health. She has passion for community development and bringing health equity across vulnerable older adults. She is a mentor to girls from a variety of backgrounds. She is an avid lover of nature. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, biking, reading, and hiking. She lives in Syosset with her husband and two daughters.
Positions and Employment
2016- Present Managing Director, Housing & NORC, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. New York, NY
2013 – 2016 Programs Director, Housing, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. New York, NY
2011 – 2013 Program Director, Housing, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. New York, NY
2008 – 2011 Program Coordinator, Housing, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. New York, NY
2004 – 2008 Social Worker, Housing, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. New York, NY
1996- 2001 Project Officer, All India Women’s Conference, New Delhi, India
2011: Certified Aging Services Professional, University of North Texas, Coalition of Leadership in Aging Services.
2013: Licensed Master Social Worker, The State of New York, Education Department