I received my BA in Psychology from Seattle University where I minored in Addiction Studies. I worked as a Chemical Dependency Specialist in Seattle with adolescents for a few years prior to pursuing my Masters in Social Work from Smith College in Northampton, MA. Postmasters, I continued my work with adolescents in various settings including youth in foster care, incarcerated youth, as well as managing a 10-bed residential program for Undocumented youth with mental health and behavioral issues. I have spent a lot of time traveling and living in Latin America and am proficient in Spanish, and my passion lies working with marginalized populations.
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