Elisa Barnett, MA
Elisa Barnett is the Senior Services Program Manager at the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Elisa holds a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego, and has been working in the San Diego nonprofit sector for the last ten years. Using her lived experience of mental health challenges as well as her lived bi-cultural experience, Elisa has worked as a Peer Support Specialist (PSS), including facilitating the training of PSS as well as providing training for those who supervise and work alongside PSS. She also provides training on cultural competency, person first language, and the importance of recovery oriented environments in providing trauma informed care to diverse populations, specializing in work with the Adult/Older Adult population.