Heidi Bisson

Heidi Bisson

Project Coordinator, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice


Heidi Bisson


Heidi has been on the jail diversion evaluation team since January 2016. In this role, she has worked closely with project leaders, team members, and community partners to develop and maintain processes for collecting and analyzing administrative data. Prior to joining the Jail Diversion team, Heidi was the editorial assistant on the community-based social justice research project, Uniting Detroiters: People’s Atlas and Documentary. With tenacity and keen attention to detail, Heidi focuses her efforts on meaningful work that helps move community and policy-based projects forward.


Heidi currently serves a project coordinator for the Jail Diversion initiative on two key projects including the development of an assisted outpatient treatment toolkit and a data landscape report detailing Michigan's criminal legal system for adults and youth. In those projects, she serves as the primary liaison between county partners, consultants, and the CBHJ team to ensure successful development, implementation, and dissemination of these products.

Degrees and Certifications

  • BA, Urban Studies, Wayne State University
  • AA, Liberal Arts, Oakland Community College 


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