If you need someone to listen, the wellness center team is there for you.
Laura Mooiman, LCSW is the Project Director for the Wellness Program and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) at Napa Valley Unified School District. She is an educational consultant and an adjunct faculty member at Saint Mary's College of California. She provides professional development training, technical assistance, evaluation and implementation services for school-wide discipline and safety programs to schools and school districts. Her services are focused on the areas of: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), effective supervision practices, school safety and violence prevention, Multi-tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS), bullying and harassment prevention and response, Wellness Centers and restorative practices. Laura holds a Masters in Social Work degree from UCLA and has over 20 years’ experience as a social worker in elementary, middle, and high schools, special education, County Probation, County Mental Health, Child Protective Services, and in Private Practice. Laura is a consultant for multiple NIH and IES research grants and works in collaboration with University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior Director, Jeffrey Sprague.
Kristin Nelson, MSW, MPH, PPSC has been working as a school social worker since 2006. She has supported many schools in successful implementation of Tier 2 and 3 systems and interventions to support the behavioral and mental health needs of students and families. Her work also includes support and trainings on Creating Trauma Sensitive School Environments as well as the importance of staff self care & wellness.