Ellie Jimenez-Vasquez

Training & Technical Assistance Specialist

Elizabeth (“Ellie”) Jimenez-Vasquez has nearly 25 years of experience with Healthy Families America (HFA), wearing many hats within the network, both at the state and national levels. She has served as parent survey supervisor, in-home Healthy Families therapist, statewide program director of a multi-site program, statewide technical assistance/quality assurance specilaist, national trainer, and peer reviewer. In her current role, Ellie conducts and develops training for the HFA network.

Ellie holds a master’s degree in community counseling but considers herself a lifelong student with a passion for connecting research and practice. Some of her areas of study include working with families from a culturally humble approach, facilitating change, and harm reduction. Specific topics of interest to Ellie are working with families challenged by intimate partner violence, substance abuse, and postpartum depression.