Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Evelyn is a native Cherokee descendent through the maternal side of her family. Evelyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the director of the Behavioral Health Department at BAIHP. Evelyn earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000 from California State University (CSUB) in Bakersfield, California. Evelyn continued her education at CSUB and graduated as a Master of Social Work in 2004. Evelyn continues to pay it forward by providing Field Supervision for CSUB’s Social Work students at their assigned internship placements as needed. Evelyn’s accomplishments include being awarded the 2013 Advocate of the Year for outstanding service to the community and has certificated training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and ASIST/suicide prevention. Evelyn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Evelyn enjoys spending time with her daughters, visiting Kernville and going to the beach, reading, and collecting antique cookbooks.