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Meet the Coordinators

​RMHC Role and Responsibilities:

  • Identify regional resources and serve as a “regional expert” by having the most up to date information on community based mental health agencies and available services. 
  • Facilitate collaboration and coordination between community based service providers and local school districts to establish new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships. 
  • Develop communication and referral protocols by becoming familiar with agency referral processes and parameters. 
  • Engage in train-the-trainer opportunities on evidence-based approaches by leveraging existing training resources. 
  • Provide professional development (PD), training, and education sessions for educators and other school staff. 
  • Provide Care Coordination services to families referred by the district.​


Region 1: Giuliana Valdovinos, LCSW, PPSC
Anaheim Union High SD, Anaheim Elementary SD, Centralia SD, Savanna​ SD, Magnolia SD, Cypress SD


Region 2: Karen Leal, LCSW, PPSC
​Buena Park SD, Fullerton Joint Union High SD, Fullerton SD, La Habra City SD, Lowell Joint

img_mrodriguez.pngRegion 2: Monique Rodriguez, LMFT, PPSC
Brea-Olinda Unified SD, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified SD

Region 3: Monique Rodriguez, LMFT, PPSC
Orange Unified SD, Santa Ana Unified SD

Region 4: Amelia Azzam, LCSW, PPSC
Huntington Beach Union High SD, Ocean View SD, Huntington Beach City SD, Fountain Valley SD, Los Alamitos Unified ​SD, Westminster SD


Region 5: Alva Alvarez, LCSW, PPSC
Garden Grove Unified SD, OCDE ACCESS, OCDE Special Schools

Region 6: Carla Quintero, LMFT, PPSC
Newport Mesa Unified SD, Tustin Unified SD, Irvine Unified SD

Region 7: Tina Rocha, MSW, PPSC
Saddleback Valley Unified SD, Capistrano Unified SD, Laguna Beach Unified SD, Oxford Preparatory ​Academy