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The Staff of Valley Trauma Center, are here to facilitate 
quality crisis intervention and counseling services, trainings, and prevention education to promote social change.



Executive Director Charles Hanson, Ph.D charles.hanson@csun.edu
Operations Director Jennifer C. K. Griffin  
Program Director Stephanie Prince, M.S. stephanieprince@valleytraumacenter.org
Prevention Education
Prevention Education Director Jae Weiss, M.S. jaeweiss@valleytraumacenter.org
Bilingual Prevention Education Specialist Judith Verduzco judithverduzco@valleytraumacenter.org
Sexual Assault Response Team
SART Director Kim Goldberg Roth kimroth@valleytraumacenter.org
SART Case Manager Wendy Massey, M.S. wendymassey@valleytraumacenter.org
Support Services
Support Services Coordinator Sheri Strahl sheristrahl@valleytraumacenter.org
Data Entry Specialist Sheba Shiver shebashiver@valleytraumacenter.org
Clerical Trainee Ines Ascorra  
Family Systems Services
Family Preservation Program Director Les Pease lespease@valleytraumacenter.org
Family Preservation Clicincal Director Clovis Emblen, M.S.,LMFT  
Family Preservation Case Manager Arlin Covarrubias arlincovarrubias@valleytraumacenter.org
Family Preservation Case Manager Melinda Santiago melindasantiago@valleytraumacenter.org
CAPIT Counselor Bill Nauman  
Clinical Supervisors
Clinical Coordinator Patti Dengler, M.S., LMF pattidengler@valleytraumacenter.org
Clinical Supervisor Joyce L. Medley, M.S., LMFT  
Clinical Supervisor Nora Weckler, Ph.D.  
Clinical Supervisor Frank Baird, M.S., LMFT  
Clinical Supervisor Charles Hanson, Ph.D. charles.hanson@csun.edu
Victim Services
Victim Services Intern Dina Jolley, M.S.  
Victim Services Intern Heather Plyley, M.A.  
Victim Services Assistant Shefali Desai, M.S  

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