Vivien Villaverde

As an expert in trauma and resilience transformation, Ms. Villaverde has partnered and supported multiple organizations and school districts in mental health workforce and program development, consultation, and training.

Completed Projects

Founder, Center for Safe and Resilient Schools and Workplaces, Inc (CRSW). CRSW provides training and consultation to schools and workplaces in an effort to promote safety, well-being, and individual capacity. The Center aims to build resilient individuals and organizations to effectively enhance their ability to achieve their strategic goals.

School District Support & Consultation; Mental Health Workforce Development; Program Development; Policy Development; & Trauma-Informed Training and Systems Transformation

  • Anaheim Union HSD
  • Lawndale ESD,
  • Newport-Mesa USD
  • Norwalk-La Mirada USD
  • Pasadena, & Torrance USD
  • Green Dot Charter Schools

International Consultation; Program Development; & Training in trauma, crisis, and disaster response & recovery

  • Republic of the Philippines Department of Education
  • Consuelo Foundation (International NGO)
  • National Center for School Mental Health-South Korea
  • Catholic Schools, Canada

National TISE, PFA-LPC-M/T, & SSET Training & Consultation

  • SAMHSA-North West and South West Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
  • North West PBIS
  • Butte County Office of Education
  • Juneau SD
  • NY Dept. of Education
  • Desert Sands USD
  • San Angelo ISD
  • Iredell-Statesville SD
  • City of York SD
  • Clark County SD
  • Fresno County Office of Education, etc.

Council on Social Work Education Appointed Council and Committee Member (Council on Global Social Issues & Environmental Justice Committee)

National and International Conference Presentations and Trainings:

  • International Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development, Singapore – 2015  
  • Trauma-Informed Social Development and School, Ako Para sa Bata (I am for the Child) International Conference, Republic of the Philippines, 2017  
  • National Center for School Mental Health, Seoul, S. Korea – 2017 & 2018  
  • 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, York, UK – 2019  
  • Annual North West PBIS Conference, Idaho & Washington – 2019 & 2020  



Advocacy in the education sector (chapter). In B. Jansson Reforming American social policies: Empowering social workers and their clients in eight policy sectors.

Janson, B., Villaverde, V. & Sanchez, E. (2015)


In the typhoon corridor: rebuilding communities in the Philippines through empowerment and innovation.

Enrile, a. d., Aquino, G. & Villaverde, V (2019). In A. Chong & I. Chi (Eds.), Social work and sustainability in Asia: facing the challenges of global environmental changes (pp. 118-135). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2019. doi:10.4324/9781315514970 


Council on Social Work Education, Environment Justice Committee. (2020). CSWE Environmental Justice Curriculum Guide