Joe Marrone

Senior Program Manager for Public Policy

Joe Marrone is a coordinator of training and technical assistance at the federally funded vocational rehabilitation (VR) and VR management Rehabilitation Research & Training Centers based at ICI. He also coordinates the Rehabilitation Services Administration-funded 5-year research grant on helping recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance achieve economic self sufficiency. Joe has been a deputy administrator of a large community mental health center in Washington, as well as having a 17-year career in public VR. He is on editorial boards of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Psychiatric Services. He has consulted, trained, and lectured in all 50 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, Asia, and Europe. Joe has been a member of two nationally appointed Primary Study Groups in the areas of "Innovative Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation with People with Psychiatric Disabilities" and "The Provision of Technical Assistance Services in Vocational Rehabilitation."