Desiree Yoro Yoo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly 20 years of experience supporting children and their families in community mental health settings. Desiree has spent many of those years as a direct mental health provider and clinical program manager for families involved in child welfare. Desiree is a graduate of the University of Southern California, School of Social Work and a graduate fellow of the UC Davis Napa Infant Parent Mental Health Fellowship. She has completed certification in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics through the Child Trauma Academy and is working towards certification in the Neuro-Relational Framework through the NRF Institute. Desiree is endorsed in California as an Infant Family Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist and Reflective Practice Facilitator II and is pursuing endorsement as a Reflective Practice Mentor. Desiree’s greatest passion is in supporting the professional development of direct service providers, particularly those who work with families of young children under 5 years old. Desiree is currently the Director of Project ABC (About Building Connections), a birth to five system of care in South Los Angeles.