M.A., 1994, University of San Diego, Educational Counseling
B.S., 1988, CETYS University (Tijuana), Psychology
Clorinda Merino is a Trainer in the National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC), which is housed in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, where she conducts trainings and provides on-going consultation and support to sites implementing SafeCare, and contributes to the revision of SafeCare curriculum and training protocols.
Prior to joining the staff at Georgia State, Clorinda was a supervisor for the Family Support Program at Rady Children’s Hospital – Chadwick Center in the South Bay area of San Diego. She is an experienced trainer in a variety of topics in the field of child abuse and cultural competency, and has worked in the field of child abuse prevention for over 20 years. She has led trainings across the state of California for the California Safe and Healthy Families home visiting program as well as trainings in many Latin American countries. Clorinda is a licensed Psychologist in Mexico.