Veronica Welch, M.S.

Program Associate II
Veronica T. Welch, M.S., is a program associate II at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP). Ms. Welch works on a variety of technical assistance (TA) tasks across various projects in California. These tasks include serving as grantees’ primary point of contact for activities as subcontractors such as managing written and phone communications, updating grantee rosters, maintaining files related to grantee outreach and monthly reports, and documenting weekly grantee liaison meeting notes. Ms. Welch also coordinates and plans many virtual training and technical assistance (TTA) events including grantee working meetings, project reviews, communities of practice, and learning communities. She works closely with each team member to ensure sound communication and organization are in place in the team, with the grantees, and with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). 
 
Prior to joining AHP, Ms. Welch gained clinical experience facilitating Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with families who experienced separation as a result of involvement with Child Protective Services. She also has case management experience working as a partner with the California Department of Social Services when she was a social worker at a California-licensed foster family agency. Ms. Welch’s professional expertise has expanded to include attending community events, recruiting prospective resource parents, and facilitating trauma-informed care training courses for resource family applicants. She also served as Community Partners Liaison, acting as the main point of contact with community partners in regard to fundraising, outreach, and event planning. She earned her bachelor’s degree in child development from California State University, Fresno, and her M.S. in marriage, child, and family therapy from the University of Phoenix. 


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