Peggy Jacobsen is a Registered Nurse and the Nursing Director at Youth Care. She received her college education at Glendale College in Arizona and has worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings. Many years were devoted to newborns, both healthy and premature or critically ill. She has worked in Pediatrics and Pediatirc intensive care, in Pediatric clinics and spent six years as a school nurse in the Phoenix area. Since 2000 she has been in the field of child psychiatry spending time in both the day treatment and residential areas. Having raised six children of her own and a few foster children, she has a lot of personal and professional experience in the pediatric field of nursing.