Parent Involvement and Community Outreach Staff

Campos Jose_V3_RPP7976a_pp24x36.jpg Director of Parent Involvement & Community Outreach: Jose Campos    ​   ​​  ​​Jose Campos serves as Director of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach/ Behavioral Health "PICO" for the Jurupa Unified School District.  In this capacity, he works with several non-profits and public agencies coordinating and expanding services throughout the community.  These services include mental health, medical access and coverage, early childhood programs, case management services, and various parent engagement and parenting programs.  In 2012 he co-founded the Jurupa Valley Collaborative (a 2015 Riverside County Office of Education Models of Academic Excellence and Innovation program) to better coordinate services in school communities and in 2013 was instrumental in opening the school district's first school-based health center operated by Borrego Health.  He continues to work towards expanding health and dental services in the area as well as focus on increasing opportunities and education in the school communities.  By 2019 access to mental health services for Jurupa students increased 1600% from being scarce to increasing funding for providers and partnering with providers for school-based services as well as launching a master level intern-based program. In 2020 JUSD became a contract mental health provider for Riverside University Health System - Behavioral Health adding to the menu of direct service provide by PICO.  PICO receives over $3,000,000 annually in grants and contracts to provide services to the community from two locations.

Additionally, Jose Campos serves(d) on the following boards:

  • Riverside First Five Commission:  Commissioner and Past Chair
  • Riverside Community Health Foundation: Chair
  • Borrego Health: Board Member
  • Jurupa Valley Chamber of Commerce: Past President
  • Riverside County Behavior Health Commission: Commissioner
  • Past Board Member, HOPE Collaborative (Child Abuse Prevention Collaborative)
  • Past advisory board member, Rubidoux Family Resource Center



Parent Engagement Coordinator: Sandra Rodriguez
Sandra Rodriguez serves as the Parent Engagement Coordinator where she coordinates and facilitates parent programs throughout the district and works with Parent Leaders (PALs). She has over 19 years of experience in the Education Field. Sandra has served on ELAC, SSC and the DADS board committees. Sandra Rodriguez holds a BS in Child Development from the University of La Verne. 
 She has lived in Jurupa Valley for 23 years and is passionate about working with the community and supporting parents in their child’s success.





Crystal.jpg Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor: Crystal Garcia Ruacho
Crystal Garcia Ruacho is the Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor for Jurupa Unified School District, Behavioral Health Services. Crystal is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), with experience providing psychotherapy services in school, outpatient, and home-based settings. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she double majored in Psychology and Latin American and Latino Studies. She then pursued her graduate degree at San Jose State University, where she earned her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) and gained practice working in adult residential substance abuse programs and Santa Clara County Mental Health Outpatient Services. Since then, Crystal has spent time working with children and families through San Bernardino County’s Behavioral Health Department, as well as school-based mental health services with Ontario-Montclair School District. Crystal is currently providing oversight to Jurupa Unified School District’s System of Care (SOC) contracts with Riverside University Health Systems (RUHS). Programs include Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) and Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT), providing trauma-focused groups for students in the CBIT’s program, as well as psychotherapy/counseling services to eligible students and Jurupa Valley community members. In addition, Crystal provides clinical supervision to JUSD’s pre-licensed associate social workers and marriage and family therapist, as well as oversees and provides field instruction to social work master’s level interns providing mental health services through the Student Assistance Program (SAP).​​​

1LaToya.jpgSocial Worker- School Readiness: LaToya Robinson                            LaToya Robinson serves as the Social Worker for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach, School Readiness.  LaToya studied at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) where she received her Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development and a Minor in Human Services.  She continued her education at CSUF to obtain her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.  During this time, LaToya gained practice in counseling abused women and children and investigating abuse to older adults.  She then pursued her Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC) at San Jose State University, with a concentration on Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance where she worked with elementary and high school students.  LaToya has over seven years of experience in the social work field with DPSS and Public Health, and more than 10 years of experience in education.  LaToya is currently providing support to the School Readiness program, mental health  consultation (Head Start/Preschool), and supervision to MSW interns.    

chris.jpgSocial Worker- Community-Based Services: Christopher Mercado            Christopher Mercado serves as a Social Worker for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach (P.I.C.O) at Jurupa Unified School District. He studied at CSUSB where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He continued his education at the University of Southern California where he earned his Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. During his internship, he was placed at Kaiser Permanente where he served the geriatric population. Chris gained practice in conducting bio-psycho-social assessment's, discharge planning and assessed for memory and cognition at the geriatric clinic. Upon graduating, Chris started his career at Riverside County DPSS as an In-Home-Support-Service (IHSS) social service practitioner where he assessed client's abilities, limitations and assigned appropriate hours needed to best fit the client's needs. Moving forward, Chris will support community outreach, parenting programs at JUSD, and will supervise MSW intern's.  ​

Lizet.jpgBehavioral Health Therapist I: Lizet Rios
Lizet Rios is a Behavioral Therapist for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She studied at California State University, San Bernardino where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and received a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies. She continued her education at the University of Southern California where she earned her Master of Social Work degree. Currently, Lizet supports the following programs: Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPDST), Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), Parents as Teachers (PAT) and 2nd year MSW intern field placement.

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1wendy.jpgBehavioral Health Associate: Wendy Gonzalez                                               ​Wendy Gonzalez is a Behavioral Health Associate with the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach Program. She received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology with concentration in Social Services, and minor in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino. She furthered her education by obtaining her Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance. Additionally, she obtained her Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) in school counseling. She is currently registered as an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) with professional experience providing mental health and substance use treatment in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has provided individual, family, and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a wide range of socioemotional problems. She is passionate about helping students and their families by assisting them in overcoming challenges in their lives.  

ana.jpgBehavioral Health Associate: Ana Chagolla                                                          Ana Chagolla is a Behavioral Health Associate for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach (PICO). She studied at California State University, San Bernardino where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Social Services. Ana then spent her time working as a Behavioral Therapist providing in-home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services throughout San Bernardino County. She then continued her education at California State University, San Bernardino where she earned her Master of Social Work degree. She has gained her experience in behavioral and mental health wellness working in school-based mental health services for students in San Bernardino County and continued to gain experience by providing therapeutic services at a mental health clinic within Riverside University Health System (RUHS). Passionate about advocating for mental health services, Ana strives to create meaningful interpersonal relationships with both students and parents in order to foster social and emotional growth and social change in the community. 


 chelsie.jpgBehavioral Health Associate: Chelsie Ramirez                                              Chelsie Ramirez is a Behavioral Health Associate for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She studied at California State University, Fullerton where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Services. She then continued her education at Azusa Pacific University where she earned a Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in Program Administration and Community Outreach. She has gained her experience in behavioral and mental health wellness working within Riverside County to offer acute psychiatric and chemical dependency support for a Mental Health Treatment Center Hospital. Since then, Chelsie has spent her time working in school-based mental health services for San Bernardino County, which led to the obtaining of her Pupil Personal Services Credential from San Jose State University. With a heart committed to youth service, she hopes to be a leader in the public-school system to create a pathway of change for children and youth to positively grow.

christiana.jpgBehavioral Health Associate: Christiana Schenck                                       ​​Christiana Schenck is a behavioral health associate for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with multiple subject teaching from Chapman University. She also earned a duel Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Personal Clinical Counseling from Brandman University. She has gained over 3,000 hours of individual therapy and group therapy with adults and children towards licenser. She has worked in many different settings across the mental health aspect including, working in inpatient crisis centers, outpatient mental health clinics, and substance use inpatient treatment facilities with San Bernardino County's Behavioral Health Department.  

Giovanna.jpgAssistant Parent Engagement Coordinator: Giovanna Luviano​                      Giovanna Luviano is Assistant Parent Engagement Coordinator at JUSD. Giovanna is a longtime resident in Jurupa Valley and started her interest in early childhood by participating in ABC Music & Me and Dinosaur School with her child. She then joined the Department of Parent Involvement & Community Outreach as a HIPPY Home Visitor and Outreach Worker. Passionate about her work with children 0-5 she is currently pursuing an Education in Early Childhood Development to better serve families in our community. Currently Giovanna is the Assistant Coordinator to the HIPPY program and facilitates early childhood prevention and intervention programs including; Dual Immersion HIPPY, and Dinosaur School.​




Bio Carina.jpgAssistant Parent Engagement Coordinator: Carina Diaz                                 ​Carina Diaz is an Assistant Parent Engagement Coordinator for the Parents As Teachers Program. She has lived 40 years in the Jurupa Valley area. She studied at Cal Baptist University where she earned two bachelor's degrees in Liberal Studies with minor in Human Development and Early Childhood Studies. Carina has worked 11 years in Early Head Start/ Head Start programs and has continued growing in her field becoming an Early Education Support Provider for San Deigo County Office of Education, Quality Preschool Initiative program. Passionate about working with children and families in the medical setting, she continues to pursue her education in the Child Life field.





​Assistant Parent Engagement Coordinator: Jazmin Regalado

Jazmin Regalado serves as Assistant Parent Engagement Coordinator at JUSD. She completed her BA in Kinesiology with the concentration in Pedagogy at California State University of San Bernardino. She continues her education at California Baptist University, working on completing her MS in Education. She has gained experience in mental health and social work practice for at-risk individuals ages 5-21 through home and school visiting programs for San Bernardino County. Her passion to help people allowed her an out of state opportunity to work for Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota where she collaborated with other programs by advocating the importance of social welfare, juvenile restorative justice, family-centered coaching, and mental health. Currently, Jazmin is involved with the Parents as Teachers Home visitation program working with families and children ages 0-3.​​


 Outreach Worker/Case Manager: Ofir Adams
Ofir Adams serves as the Outreach Worker for the department where she provides resources and guidance to families that are in need of emergency services such as; food, clothing, shoes, & housing/shelter. She also provides case management for all Behavioral Health referrals that are received by the department. Ofir has over 12 years of experience in case management from working with AmeriCorps, DPSS LA County, local city governments and non-profit organizations, and she holds a BA in Criminal Justice from California State University, San Bernardino. Her years of experience in working with at-risk youth and families has given her the knowledge to understand the community we live in and how best to support them during their time of need. 

​​​Translator Clerk-Typist: Morena Diaz
Morena​​ Diaz has served the Jurupa Unified School District for 18 years as a Translator Clerk-Typist. She started at Stone Avenue Elementary where she made a lot of wonderful friends with the teachers, parents, and staff members. Now as a staff member of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach, she translates print media for the department and has been an interpreter for programs like Protecting Our Youth and others.  She also coordinates registration for the programs her department provides and oversees the Clothing Closet at the TSSC. Most importantly, Morena finds joy in helping the members of her community by addressing their immediate needs and connecting them with valuable resources.​


Alejandra.jpgTranslator Clerk-Typist: Alejandra Hernandez                                     ​Alejandra Hernandez serves as a Translator Clerk for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach, where she provides support to the Parents as Teachers program and Behavioral Health Services. Alejandra studied at the University of California Riverside where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish with a concentration in linguistics. She then went on to receive her professional community interpreting certificate from Moreno Valley College where she specialized in business, legal, and medical translation and interpretation. After receiving her certificate, she continued her studies once again at the University of California Riverside, where she received her Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration and Policy where her research focused on student services and student development. Alejandra has proudly served the Jurupa Unified School District for three years, helping bridge language barriers and helping build connections between schools and the community. ​

 Translator Clerk-Typist/ Outreach Worker: Norma Fenner                                     Norma serves as an Outreach Worker and Translator Clerk-Typist for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She became involved working with the community with Claremont University where she became a Lifestyle Coach. She worked with the Diabetes Prevention Program where she coached parents on making healthy choices, encouraging physical fitness and monitoring their sugar levels. Norma has been working with the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach for 6 years. She has assisted with the Harvest of the Month and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Currently Norma, serves in the 0-5 Home Visitation Advisory Committee, Cal Fresh Healthy Living Program and JUSD Wellness Committee. Norma has experience working with families of young children and has provided services through the ParentChild+ Program, First Steps and currently is a Certified Parent Educator for the Parents As Teachers Program. Supporting families and helping their children become successful is what Norma finds rewarding​.

Analynn (3).pngOutreach Worker: Analynn Baptist

 Analynn Baptist, is currently an Outreach Worker for PICO. She began with PICO in November 2018, providing home visitations, co-facilitating monthly parent group meetings, assisting with community events such as food drives, and many other clerical duties and tasks. . Before joining PICO she worked in the medical field as a Licensed Vocational Nurse where she provided skilled nursing care to home-bound patients for 4 years.  She is currently a student at Riverside City College where she is pursuing her education in Early Child Education.



Destiny.jpgBehavioral Health Peer Specialist I: Destiny Vazquez
Destiny Vazquez serves as a BH Peer Specialist I for the Department of Parent Involvement & Community Outreach. She studied at Ashford University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and Development. Destiny began her journey with the department in November of 2018 where she provided home visitation for HIPPY, Parent Child+ and facilitated Dinosaur School. Today, Destiny continues to provide home visitation services for Parent Child+, Co-facilitates the Incredible Years program and serves as the department's Parent Partner, where she provides support to parents who have children with behavioral or emotional challenges.



Vero (3).JPGOutreach Worker: Veronica Vargas
Veronica Vargas is an Outreach Worker for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She studied at California State University, San Bernardino where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She is currently working towards her Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling at California Baptist University. Here at PICO, she has gained experience in both early childhood prevention and intervention programs including home visitation. Currently, Veronica teaches PreK STEM, ABC Music & Me, and facilitates Dinosaur School.






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