Vincent A. Covino, Ph.D.
In 1987, he joined the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) as a staff psychologist while continuing in his private practice. In 1992, he assumed the position of Supervisor, Psychological Services. In 1996, in addition to supervising psychological services, he also developed the original Family Support Service and functioned as Director of Case Management. In 2003, Dr. Covino was promoted to Supervising Psychologist 2 (Manager) where he functions as Director of Clinical Services in the North Region. Among his duties in that capacity, he serves as the Regional Forensic Liaison to Courts, tracking cases in the judicial system and providing or overseeing restoration training for competency to stand trial. In addition, he chairs the regional Program Review Committee and oversees the professional members of the Program Review Committee. Further, he serves as Liaison to mental health agencies and psychiatric hospitals. Finally, he provides consultation to private agencies on clinical issues and performs redetermination of eligibility reviews for the region.