Charles Higgins, M. Div

Principal and Lead Consultant

Charles Higgins is co-founder and a senior partner with Clinical Services Management (CSM). Mr. Higgins has over twenty-five years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse field.

Prior to the establishment of CSM in 1997, he worked in a variety of hospital and community programs as a mental health clinician, program supervisor, department administrator and corporate director.  In his current role at CSM, Mr. Higgins has been instrumental in the design and management of multiple consultation projects ranging from reviews of individual agencies to the comprehensive assessments of statewide systems of care. In addition to his role of project manager in these various engagements, Mr. Higgins has often been called upon to provide direct operational leadership to organizations as part of an outsourced management model. Throughout his career, he has served on multiple statewide boards, committees and has worked closely with state, county and local governmental officials to identify program needs, allocate funding, and establish linkages to enhance programming options for clients. He has been especially active working with acute care hospitals in the development of services for the serious and persistent mentally ill in collaboration with the New Jersey State Department of Human Services and community providers. Many of these programs have become models for program implementation and delivery throughout New Jersey. 

Mr. Higgins received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in 1972. He received a Master’s in Divinity from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1975, and has completed course work for a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from New York Medical College.












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Clinical Services Management, P.C.
6 Prospect Street, Suite 3B
Midland Park, NJ 07432
Telephone: 201.652.4702
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New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies

Joint Commission

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)