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Maribel Mejia, PhD

Dr. Mejia, a native Angeleno, has a passionate commitment to serving and improving the lives of the most vulnerable and underserved children and families living in Los Angeles County. She is dedicated to further expanding services that best meet the needs of the community. Dr. Meja holds a PhD in clinical psychology with an emphasis in multi-cultural community mental health from the California School of Professional Psychology.

In her role as Chief Operating Officer of the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) Community Mental Health Center, Inc. Dr. Mejia is responsible for administrative and facilities management, information technology, human resources management, and other administrative operations. She oversees all financial operations of the agency, including accounting, reporting, audit, and contract management functions, and manages the VIP CMHC operating budget of approximately $12 million per year. She also creates and implements business practice policies and procedures, oversees management of personnel, including recruiting, hiring, promoting, discharging, training, and productivity. As the liaison with LA County Department of Mental Health contracting officials, Dr. Mejia is experienced and knowledgeable about county systems, policies, and procedures. Dr. Mejia is a licensed clinical psychologist with 24 years of experience working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, physical abuse and child sexual abuse.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Maribel Mejia has an employment relationship with Violence Intervention Program Community Mental Health Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Maribel Mejia has no relevant non-financial relationships.