Born and raised in California’s Central Coast, Rosalina Valdez is a Complex Care Case Manager and Behavioral Health Provider. Rosalina is a bilingual and bicultural provider offering services in English and Spanish. Rosalina is currently assigned to the Aqua Care Team at East Cliff Family Health Center. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the City University of New York – Hunter College and her Master of Social Work degree from California State University – Monterey Bay. She has several years’ experience in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention work and has trained individuals in ASIST, SafeTALK, and Mental Health First Aid. Her approach is greatly influenced by Trauma Informed Care, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Motivational Interviewing. Her interests include public policy reform, mental health advocacy, racial equity, and suicide prevention and awareness. When not working, Rosalina enjoys watching sports, cartoons, movies, reading, increasing her pop culture knowledge, and spending time with her loved ones and pets. Rosalina is proud to work for an organization that is doing such amazing and vital work for the community.