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Johanna Parra

Orange County Department of Education
Program Specialist, SEL/MTSS
Costa Mesa
Johanna Parra has received her B.A in Law & Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her M.A in Counseling from Chapman University, with a PPS credential. She has worked in School-Based Mental Health for the past seven years and worked for one of the leading Mental Health Agencies and largest non-profits in Orange County. She has provided direct services in several school settings to support the needs of students and families; she has collaborated with schools, districts and community agencies to address barriers to mental health services and resources; and she has supervised school-based providers to identify barriers that impede student learning. Currently, she is a Program Specialist at the Orange County Department of Education supporting schools and districts in meeting the social emotional needs of all children through a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), and is in the process of becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.