Patricia Smith

Tulare County Field Based Trainer

Pat has her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.  She has worked as a Program Director in  Hospice, Suicide Prevention and a women’s shelter in the Bay Area. Pat has worked  in CWS for the past twelve years.  She  has worked as a CWS Social Worker in Emergency Response, Family Reunification, Family Maintenance, Permanent Placement, Voluntary cases, and she supervised an  ER Unit.  She has worked in CWS in the  Bay Area and in Tulare County, CA.  Pat’s  passion has been in Family Engagement and in providing intensive services to  families to prevent the removal of high risk children from their families’.