I am pleased to officially welcome Tamara Weaver to the position of program manager II in the Adult Criminal Justice division effective March 23, 2020.
Ms. Weaver earned her master of social work from Loma Linda University in 2006, as well as a master of public administration from Arizona State University in 2016. Ms. Weaver has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2009.
Ms. Weaver began her career with San Bernardino County in 2002 as a mental health specialist with Cultural Competency, Training/ Recruitment/Retention and Outreach (CCTRO). She also worked in the Ujima and Mesa Clinics. In 2006, she promoted to clinical therapist I for the Jail Mental Health Services Program and transitioned to the Needles Clinic 2010. In 2015, Ms. Weaver promoted to mental health clinic supervisor and remained at the Needles Clinic, and in 2016, she transitioned to the Phoenix Clinic. In 2019, Ms. Weaver became the chief quality management officer.
In her early years with the Department, Ms. Weaver successfully completed the DBH 50/50 MSW Intern Program and completed her internships at the Nueva Vida Clinic and Jail Mental Health Services program. Additionally, she completed the National Health Service Corps. During her time in Quality Management, Ms. Weaver coordinated and executed EQRO and the Triennial State Review.
Ms. Weaver is overseeing the Choosing Healthy Options to Instill Change and Empowerment (CHOICE) Programs that are co-located at the Probation Day Reporting Centers in Fontana, San Bernardino, and Victorville, Barstow Probation Office and ACJ Clinic in Colton.
Please join me in welcoming Ms. Weaver to her new assignment.
Georgina Yoshioka, DSW, LCSW, MBA
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