Thriving families. Brighter futures.

Araksi Simidyan, MA

Director of Training

Araksi develops and implements all human resources training for St. Anne’s, in addition to supporting all departments with their specific training needs. Araksi learned about St. Anne’s when she was a social worker and placed a young mother in foster care in our residential treatment program. “I fell in love with what St. Anne’s does,” Araksi shares. With four years of experience in social services, she joined St. Anne’s as part of our residential treatment program and recently transitioned into her role as training director. Araksi looks forward to sharing her hands-on experience in our residential program, “I love that I will be able to train and prepare staff to be able to provide the best possible services.”

Araksi earned her master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge.


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