About chelsea haddock
After graduating from The University of California, Davis with a B.A. in Psychology, Chelsea obtained multiple certifications and has attended professional development trainings, Mental Health First Aid for Adults Working With Youth; Cultural Competency; Positive Discipline; Motivational Interviewing; Overview of Child Welfare Services; Early Intervention in the Foster Care System; Advocating for Transitional Age Youth; Advocating for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care; Diversity, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse training; and Educational Advocacy.
In her spare time, Chelsea volunteers for Voices For Children as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). This role gives her the opportunity to spend time with foster youth and represent their best interests within the court system.
Chelsea has great passion and experience working with trauma informed youth and children with socio-emotional behavioral concerns ranging from ADHD, PTSD, abuse, trauma, anxiety, aggression, defiance, lack of social skills, and emotional outbursts. She is also experienced at helping children cope with the unique challenges of the foster care system and military deployments/moves.
Working for the YMCA has provided the opportunity for Chelsea to continue reaching and helping youth and their families within the San Diego area.