Jacquelyn H. Torres is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with over 15 years experience working in behavioral health and child welfare services. As the current Deputy Director with the Bay Area region, she oversees clinical operations in Santa Clara County, ranging from prevention work to stabilization and crisis services. Jacquelyn has been with Uplift Family Services since 2008 and provided direct care services in Crisis and Wraparound programming, including working on critical issues impacting homeless families and children who have experienced significant abuse and neglect. She then took on a clinical leadership role with the agency’s school-based prevention services and First Five programs. She has expertise in the impact of trauma on youth and families, and a passion for working with social services and the education system.