Dr. Monica Caffey is Regional Director and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at National University-Riverside campus, where she manages the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program and serves as lead faculty advisor to graduate students. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences for professional organizations around the world, focusing on prevention and early intervention practices for the best outcomes for health and wellness.
Dr. Caffey is a former chair of the legislative committee for the California Behavioral Health Planning Council and is current chair-elect for the Housing and Homeless Committee. She also chairs the Behavioral Health Commission, representing the 4th District for the county of San Bernardino. In that role, she advises the Board of Supervisors on all activities within the Department of Behavioral Health and informs her constituents about mental health programs and services available through the Department.
She is an advocate for those who are underserved and underrepresented within the public health system, and is passionate about children, youth, and adults having access to high-quality behavioral health care.