Director of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Florida Department of Children and Families
Ute Gazioch currently serves as the Director of Substance Abuse and Mental Health for the Florida Department of Children and Families. Previously she served as Mental Health Lead, responsible for the oversight of statewide grants and programs as well as providing programmatic expertise to develop adult and children’s behavioral health policy. Prior to joining the Department in 2012, Ms. Gazioch spent 16 years working with adults, children, and families in the child welfare and behavioral health fields. Ms. Gazioch has extensive experience with direct care provision as well as program development, management and evaluation. She has trained providers and system partners on System of Care Principles, Wraparound and Stepping Stones to Recovery. Ms. Gazioch earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work from Florida State University.
Sunday, October 20
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday, October 21
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM