Jaime Silva has worked in the mental health and addictions fields for the last 28 years serving as a case manager, psychiatric crisis screener, vocational rehabilitation counselor, mental health counselor, and alcohol & drug counselor. Jaime is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon and is also board certified as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and as a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC 1). As bilingual/ bicultural, he has provided trainings in English and Spanish on topics related to cultural diversity, mental health and substance abuse. Jaime is the former Director of Student Health and Counseling at Western Oregon University andthe current Director of Public Safety Employees Assistance Program for Bolante.NET. Jaime specializes in several areas related to crisis communication and cultural implication.