October 13, 2020
Burns promoted to Chief Program Officer for Aldea Children and Family Services

NAPA, Calif. – October 13, 2020–Julie Burns, LCSW has been promoted to Chief Program Officer. overseeing all programs and operations including Behavioral Health, Social Services and Victim Centered Services. Burns is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who came to Aldea from Yolo County Probation where she was a Program Manager. She brings 10+ years of experience in organization administration, program analysis and development, facility operations, workforce development, crisis management and decision making, behavioral health and substance use assessment and treatment in correctional healthcare, community organization, residential facility, and law enforcement environments. “This is a new position that combines both Senior Director positions into one to oversee all programmatic operations in the Social Services and Behavioral Health Divisions. Creating one position over both divisions will maximize efficiencies, with attention being focused on the internal functioning of the agency, overseeing Aldea’s culture of valuing and caring for staff to ensure they are equipped to care for our clients is a priority.” said Kerry Ahearn, Chief Executive Officer. Full Press Release found here.
Aldea was awarded the Youth Opioid Response Grant (YOR)
This service is supported by a federal grant under the State Opioid Response program, with funding provided by the California Department of Health Care Services."  

In addition to our PSA ads on VINE buses in Napa County we are using social media to connect and educate community.
We aim to educate our community on the opioid crisis and lift the voices of teens who are struggling and to connect them to support. Learn more about our PSA Campaign called Teens Tell You the Truth(TTYTT) on our Instagram Page Here Not on Instagram? Check out all our social media pages at our website BE SOCIAL page.
Join our CEO Kerry Ahearn as she speaks at the California Alliance Fall Institute on Aldea's third Early Psychosis treatment clinic that recently opened in Sonoma County.
This Thursday October 15 from 11:30-12:30 PST For the first time you don't need to be a member to come.

Trauma Informed Care for the COAD Agencies
As our community heals from the devastating fires, Julie Burns, CPO will be conducting this training on behalf of the Napa Valley COAD. Attendees will gain an understanding of the basis of trauma and how you can
identify and support those experiencing trauma. For members of the COAD. There are two workshops planned for 10/28 & 10/28, 11/18 & 11/19.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Celeste Giunta Director | Napa Valley COAD
707.815.4227 or celeste@napavalleycoad.org 
Aldea is the essential community partner for children and families in crisis. We believe that in a family’s most critical moments, the company of a trusted professional can mean the difference between strength and suffering.
Every day, our expert staff walks with young people on their journey to healing, providing the care that brings both short term comfort and long-term resilience. Because with a community of support, they discover their own ability to create a new life, one moment at a time. For more information please go to their website at aldeainc.org or call 707-224-8266.
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