Meet the WISP Liaisons

Meet the WISP Liaisons

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Identify regional resources and serve as a “regional expert” by having the most up-to-date information on community-based mental health agencies and available services.

  • Facilitate collaboration and coordination between community-based service providers and local school districts to establish new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships.

  • Develop communication and referral protocols by becoming familiar with agency referral processes and parameters.

  • Engage in train-the-trainer opportunities on evidence-based approaches by leveraging existing training resources.

  • Provide professional development (PD), training, and education sessions for educators and other school staff.

  • Provide Care Coordination services to families referred by the district.


Edmund_WISPWest Contra Costa: Edmund Arnold

John Swett Unified School District, West Contra Costa Unified School District

Ana_WISPCentral Contra Costa: Anamarcela Mead, MS

Martinez Unified School District, Pittsburg Unified School District, Mt. Diablo Unified School District

Kathy_WISPSouth Contra Costa County: Katherine Estrada

Acalanes Union High School District, Canyon Elementary School District, Lafayette Elementary School District, Moraga School District, Orinda Union School District, San Ramon Valley Unified, Walnut Creek School District

Kathy_WISP East Contra Costa County: Ali Cannon

Antioch Unified School District, Oakley Union Elementary, Brentwood Union School District, Byron Union School District, Knightsen Elementary School District, Liberty Union High School District

Angelica_WISP Homeless and Foster Youth Liaison: Angelica Lara

Serving county wide


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