John Sheehan has over 25 years’ experience as a Social Worker with underserved populations in New York City. This experience includes designing and managing innovative programs for adolescents and the homeless at Outreach Project, Covenant House, Project Samaritan, and Phoenix House. In recent years, as a VP at Phoenix House, John was a member of the state wide committee which created new adolescent OASAS Medicaid Residential Regulations. John also participated in the design and management of a SAMSHA funded aftercare program for adolescents returning to the community from residential drug treatment. He developed and managed an alternative school in East New York for students with behavioral problems.