Ken Jue is an accomplished consultant committed to creating conditions that will improve the well-being and longevity of people experiencing mental illness.
Ken provides consulting and training services that advance community engagement in mental health issues and social inclusion of people experiencing mental illness. He works with health and human service organizations, government agencies, and industries throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Stewarding the InSHAPE® Program
Under exclusive license from Monadnock Family Services of Keene, New Hampshire, Ken is the program steward and consultant for InSHAPE. In 2003 Ken developed the InSHAPE program to address the national crisis of a shorter lifespan for persons experiencing serious mental illness. InSHAPE focuses upon the integration of health, nutrition, physical fitness and mental health services guided by the principles of community engagement, social inclusion and personal recovery. InSHAPE is being replicated in agencies in five states and is under research study through grants from NIH and the CDC.
Committed to going beyond the status quo
With a career spanning more than 40 years in mental health services, including a long tenure as chief executive officer of Monadnock Family Services, Ken was recognized by Keene State College of New Hampshire with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters in 2007. Ken received his B.A. from Trinity College in 1967 and Masters in Social Services Administration in 1969 from Case-Western Reserve University. He held a commission in the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons following completion of his graduate level education. He began his career in mental health at a community mental health center in Colorado, and in 1978 joined the staff of Monadnock Family Services, a community mental health center in southwest New Hampshire. He became its chief executive officer in 1998.