Trina has been with Youth Care for over 15 years, and for the past 10 years of her career, has worked as the Executive Director for Youth Care. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Special and Elementary Education from Southern Utah University and also holds a Masters of Educational Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Trina has taught at-risk youth in public, private and residential settings from elementary to secondary levels. In addition, her educational background includes experience in learning disabilities, testing and behavior modification.
Prior to joining the Youth Care team, Trina worked as the Director of Education for Olympus View Hospital for five years, giving her the opportunity to work, counsel and manage students struggling with substance abuse, eating disorders, ADHD, physical and sexual abuse, and mood disturbances. She also worked as the Executive Director of the NorthStar Program in Oregon.
In her spare time, Trina enjoys softball, golf, running, camping, reading and spending time with her family.