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Kristin Nelson, MSW, MPH

Napa Valley Unified
School Social Worker
Napa, CA
Kristin Nelson is a Program Specialist for the Wellness Program Initiative at Napa Valley Unified School District. Kristin hold a Master in Social Welfare and Master in Public Health degree from UC Berkeley. Using an MTSS/PBIS framework, Kristin has over 10 years of experience providing and coordinating school based mental health and behavioral supports in elementary, middle and high school settings in San Francisco and Napa. Direct services she has provided include 1:1 and group counseling, case management, crisis response and program coordination for Tier 2 interventions (Check In Check Out and Mentoring). She also provides professional development training for school staff in Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Creating Trauma Sensitive School Environments, Tier 2 Behavior Interventions, and Wellness/Self Care for Educators.