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Jennifer graduated from West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She served as a direct care staff member and later as the Direct Care Administrator/Case Manager for foster care youth at Amarillo Children’s Home for more than eight years. After starting a family, she pursued her Master of Social Work at WTAMU and served as an intern for The Hope and Healing Place. Jennifer also interned at the Amarillo Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team, which led to her involvement in the Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance, Texas Panhandle Suicide Prevention Coalition, and assistance in the development of the first Amarillo Area Suicide Review Team. She currently serves as the Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team Coordinator for Amarillo’s first suicide peer support response team through Family Support Services.