Dr. Theresa Plante joined Casa Pacifica in May of 2007 and oversees the Wraparound Program in Ventura County, focusing on “whatever it takes” to help youth and families find success. Dr. Plante has worked in several community-based programs including Therapeutic Behavioral Services, School Based Mental Health Services, and Intensive Family Services. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work at California Lutheran University where she received a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Dr. Plante’s doctoral dissertation focused on the strengths and resilience of youth in care. In addition to her work with Casa Pacifica, Dr. Plante serves as an Adult Supporter for California Youth Connection and is an alumnus of Ventura County Leadership Academy.