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Rose Madden-Baer, MSN, MSHA
Vice president, Behavioral Health, Assessment Unit and Special Projects for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Rose Madden-Baer, MSN, MSHA is vice president, Behavioral Health, Assessment Unit and Special Projects, for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, where she is responsible for the overall operation of VNSNY’s innovative Behavioral Health Program and the specialized Assessment Unit. She oversees a team of psychiatric nurses, psychiatric clinical specialists, psychiatrists and a psychiatric nurse practitioner that deliver psychiatric evaluations and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to elderly and homebound patients with diagnoses that range from major depressive disorder to early-onset dementia. The team provides care and services to those suffering from various psychiatric illnesses including late-life depression or anxiety, often due to the loss of a spouse, economic insecurity, social isolation or functional limitations.
Madden-Baer is ANA Board Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Advanced Community Health and is an advance practice clinical specialist in Oncology. Madden-Baer also holds certifications as a Professional in Health Care Quality, an HIV/AIDS Counselor, a Home Care and Hospice Executive, among others. She is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program at Duke University with a specialty in evidence based practice in Behavioral Health, and has advanced degrees in Health Services Administration and Nursing from St. Joseph’s College and Hunter College respectively.