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ABOUT Tessa

Tessa is a graduate student who provides school-based CBRS and home-based peer support services through our clinic. 

Outside of our office, Tessa is a developmental milestone evaluator and intervention specialist at Utah State University. 

credentials
education
Certifications

Tessa is a mental health and human services professional with experience providing client services in the clinic, home, school, and university setting. She holds a bachelor's degree in marriage & family studies and an undergraduate certificate in human services from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She is currently completing a master's degree in clinical social work through the University of Montana and a 30-month clinical residency in psychiatric rehabilitation at Priestley Mental Health. Tessa is certified as a peer support specialist in the State of Idaho and holds an early intervention specialist credential from the Utah Department of Health. She also provides developmental evaluations (BDI evaluator) for Utah State University. As a CBRS worker in Preston classrooms, Tessa also maintains certification from the Crisis Prevention Institute. 

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (in progress)

  • Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS)

  • Early Intervention Specialist

  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation (in progress)

  • Crisis Response & Intervention

  • Master of Social Work (in progress)

  • Bachelor of Science, Marriage & Family Studies

    • Certificate: Human Services​

  • Associate of Science, General Studies

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