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Divier Wallace, MA, NCPT, MFTI

Mental Health Services Consultant

Divier has been providing mental health and social services for the past 17 years to underserved children, adolescents and families. Prior to working at CHC, he held different roles as a Case Manager, Mental Health and Disabilities Director, Psychiatric Technician and Crisis Clinician for various agencies and psychiatric hospitals throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. On the international level Divier has volunteered with multiple organizations providing crisis support services to youth and families in various countries in Central and South America. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time with his family and friends, reading and exercising.

Divier ha estado proporcionando servicios sociales y de salud mental durante los últimos 17 años a niños, adolescentes y familias alrededor del área de la bahía. Antes de trabajar en CHC, ocupó diferentes cargos profesionales como Gerente del Departamento de Casos de Familia en diferentes condados del área de la bahía, Director de Salud Mental y Discapacidades, Técnico Psiquiátrico y Clínico de Crisis para varias agencias y hospitales psiquiátricos en toda el Área de la Bahía y el norte de California. A nivel internacional, Divier se ha ofrecido como voluntario con múltiples organizaciones que brindan servicios de apoyo en situaciones de crisis a jóvenes y familias en varios países de América Central y del Sur. En su tiempo libre, le gusta viajar, pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos, leer y hacer ejercicio.

Education

  • Doctoral Program Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Baja California
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco
  • BA, Sociology and Psychology, California Lutheran University
  • Accounting and Finance studies at London Metropolitan University School of Business, London, England

Licenses

  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences-Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI #61914)
  • Certified as an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant through The Harris Program at Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland
  • Certified as a Grief Recovery Specialist through the National Grief Recovery Institute
  • Certified as a Crisis Intervention Instructor through The National Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program
  • Certified as a Psychiatric Technician through The American Association of Psychiatric Technicians

Professional Affiliations

  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT)
  • The American Association of Psychiatric Technicians
  • Subcommittee Member for Reopening Schools at Ravenswood School District

Languages

  • Spanish

Recent Presentations

  • Family Dynamics and Challenging Behaviors
  • Suicide Prevention/Harm Risk Assessment (4th-8th grade)
  • Impact of Social Media in Teens
  • Trauma, Grief, Loss
  • Anxiety and Depression: Effects on Learning in the Classroom
  • Substance use in teens-Marijuana and Vaping
  • The Impact of Mental Health Across Cultures