Assistant Professor of Rural Human Services
Robyn Henry has worked as a faculty for the UAF/IAC Rural Human Services Program since 1995 first as an adjunct professor and then in 2004 joining the faculty full-time. She has over twenty five years experience working in the Behavioral Health field working directly with behavioral health service providers. She holds a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation from Boston University. From 2001-2003 Ms Henry created and directed the Rural Mental Health Training and Consultation and from 1992 to 1997 Ms. Henry worked as a faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage to create and direct the Community Support Training and Technical Assistance Program. From 1997 to 2000 Ms. Henry served as executive director of NAMI Alaska, a statewide program that provides education and advocacy support to people with mental illness and their families. In 1997 Ms Henry began providing independent contract services and among other work, she serves as a Northern Community Resources facilitator for community site reviews for mental health programs as well as has taught a variety of Graduate and Undergraduate course work in the Mental Health field.