Jenna Nevitt, MSW
Practice Coach - Ventura County
Jenna is a Practice Coach for Ventura County at the Academy for Professional Excellence. In her role, she provides coaching and training to support child welfare staff. She received a BA in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2021 and a MSW from the University of California, Berkeley in 2014, where she was a Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend recipient. Prior to joining the Academy as a Practice Coach in 2020, she worked for six years in Child Welfare as a Protective Services Worker in Ongoing, Court, and Policy Units in Contra Costa and San Francisco Counties. Jenna is very passionate about supporting children and families, and believes that a critical component of this lies in supporting child welfare staff so they have the knowledge, skills, and support necessary to serve their communities to the best of their ever-growing abilities. In her free time, she loves hiking, Friday “Movie and Mac and Cheese” nights with her family, and spending time at the beach.