Jen Nelson, M.Ed. is an Outreach Worker (Child Specialist) apart of the Colorado Spirit Team at Mental Health Partners. Jen specializes in working with children, helping navigate available resources for behavioral health, physical health, housing, food, caregiving, and other support. When she is not supporting the community’s children and families, she is spending time with her own family and friends, reading and hiking with her dog, Crosby.
Connect with Jen to learn about the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and how to mitigate long-term negative effects. Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and what you can do as an adult family member to assess the children in your life and respond to their mental health needs during the pandemic.