Fran Goldfarb, MA, MCHES, CSPS is excited to be joining Purchin Consulting. Fran recently retired as the Director of Community Education at the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Research, Education and Service at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (USC UCEDD CHLA). She served as the Family Support Discipline Director in LEND, their advanced level interdisciplinary training program. Ms. Goldfarb has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and a master’s degree in Social Science. She is credentialed as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. She was also the first person in California credentialed as a Certified Family Peer Specialist. Together with her husband, she founded and facilitates the Los Angeles Asperger Syndrome Parent Support Group. Most importantly, she is the parent of an adult son with a developmental disability and other psychiatric disabilities.