James Freeman, MA, CYC-P
Mr. Freeman is the Director of Training at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. He has a Master of Arts degree in organizational leadership from Biola University. He has presented internationally and published dozens of articles in journals including Child and Youth Care Online, Relational Child and Youth Care Practice, and the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work. He serves on national and international boards including the American Association of Children’s Residential Centers and the International Child and Youth Care Network. He is a senior trainer for TransformAction International and master trainer for the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute. Curriculum specialty includes: Life Space Crisis Intervention, The Therapeutic Use of Daily Life Events
Orson Maine, B.A.
Mr. Maine is a program manager in the residential program at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, where he has served since 2004. He has a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and previously served as a youth development specialist and therapeutic behavioral specialist. Curriculum specialty includes: Life Space Crisis Intervention.
Tone Reyes, CYC-P
Toné Reyes, CYC-P, is a Training Specialist at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. He’s a licensed group home administrator by the California Department of Social Services. He is a co-author of the Safe Environments for Learning and GrowthTM curriculum and chief designer of Seaville, Casa Pacifica’s multi-sensory de-escalation room. He is a certified trainer for the Academy for Competent Youth Work, a senior trainer for the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute, as well as the Upside Down Organization.
Toné brings over 20 years of youth work and management experience in residential and classroom settings to his role as a staff developer. Prior experience before joining Casa Pacifica includes working in various afterschool programs and summer camps.
Louisa Rocque, M.PA.
Mrs. Rocque is a Training Specialist at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. She has a Masters of Public Administration with a specialization in non-profit sector management from California State University, Northridge. She has previously served as a Community Resource and Volunteer Coordinator, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, and research assistant.
Mrs. Rocque also serves on the board of directors for Adaptive Sports and Recreation in Simi Valley, California. Areas of specialty include: Crisis prevention, relationship development, child and youth care work, brain based learning, performance improvement, training assessment and measurement, culture building, systems change, and quality improvement. Curriculum specialty includes: Safe Environments for Learning and Growth.
Sean Schoneman, Ph.D.
Dr. Schoneman has been with Casa Pacifica since 2002 and serves as a clinician in the special education school. He has a Doctorate in clinical psychology and specializes in providing evidence-based treatments to at-risk youth affected by trauma. Curriculum specialty includes: Life Space Crisis Intervention.
Daniel Villa, B.S.
Mr. Villa is a Recreation Specialist at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. He has a Bachelor of Science in recreation administration and has previously served as a recreation facility supervisor and conference and event planner for California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Curriculum specialty includes: Safe Environments for Learning and Growth.