Meeting the Challenge: Addressing Increasingly Complex Needs of Youth in Foster Care through Trauma-Responsive Strategies
Tuesday, June 25
2:45 PM-4:15 PM


This session will address serving youth in foster care with high and more acute needs, emphasizing collaboration among county partners. It will explore family-based services and crisis stabilization options for those requiring intensive treatment before transitioning home.


  • Desiree Johnson, Deputy Probation Officer II, Marin County Probation
  • Youth (Guest Speaker)
  • Tony Raitano, Probation Supervisor, Marin County Probation
  • Juliana “Jules” Marx-Andler, LCSW; Clinical Supervisor, Seneca Family of Agencies – Bay Area
  • Joe Ford, Chief Program Officer, Sycamores
  • Timothy Lin, Assistant Vice President, Sycamores