DMH + UCLA PRevention Center of Excellence

De’Nisha Beasley has 13+ years of experience serving in the health, social work, counseling, and education arenas and has 9+ years of experience working as a discharge planner, medical social worker, case manager, and rehabilitation specialist. She also provided therapy to children at Children’s Hospital of MI and worked as a school counselor and dance coach for LAUSD. She worked as a restorative practitioner in inner-city communities and was the executive director for a non-profit organization focused on saving children from child sexual exploitation. She is trained in the niche of restorative practices and collaborative problem solving and has extensive experience providing trauma-informed clinical care to survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and child sexual exploitation. Her main areas of research interest are in restorative justice, child welfare, domestic violence, human trafficking, and stigma/shame resulting from trauma. De’Nisha is a curriculum developer and trainer at the UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence.