As PBGH’s Senior Manager, Behavioral Health Integration, Felicia Skaggs oversees programs that provide technical assistance to providers and other care delivery organizations to support enhanced behavioral health integration into primary care. This includes assisting organizations in launching or expanding behavioral health screening, treatment and referrals for patients.
Prior to joining PBGH, Felicia was a Clinic Administrator for Ventura County Behavioral Health RISE outreach and engagement, RISE Law Enforcement partnership and Assist AOT programs. She has been in the mental health field for over 25 years, beginning in Kern County, where she designed, implemented and managed several programs to support and treat individuals with mental health and substance use disorders utilizing evidence-based practices. Her roles have provided her the opportunity to interface and work collaboratively with law enforcement, businesses, faith-based organizations, schools, primary care providers and other community-based organizations. Felicia has been a trainer with CIT Academy in Ventura County as well as been a presenter for CIT International.
Felicia received her Master of Science in counseling psychology from California State University Bakersfield.