Carrie Banks Patterson

Carrie Banks Patterson, LMSW has established expertise in the provision of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. Her career has included a depth of experiences in research, direct clinical services, administration and consultation. She was the Chief Social Worker for the Detroit Psychiatric Hospital’s Children’s Services for many years. When the hospital closed, Ms. Banks Patterson was hired as the Child/Adolescent Specialist Consultant for the Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency’s Psychiatric Services and then became Director of Network Administration in Managed Care Operations. After a brief retirement, she returned to Wayne County government as a consultant developing and coordinating the Children’s Initiatives for Detroit-Wayne County CMH Agency. She currently consults at several community mental health agencies throughout Wayne and Oakland Counties and has served on the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health Board of Directors since 2014.