Jocelyn White is a Prevention Specialist at Downingtown West High School, and began working for DASD in January of 2020. As a Downingtown graduate, she is excited to rejoin the Downingtown family!
Jocelyn has worked with at-risk youth and their families in the local community for a number of years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified School Counselor who also operates her own outpatient therapy private practice. Jocelyn worked as a School Counselor for 8 years before transitioning to the role of Prevention Specialist at West. She is passionate about helping students and their families, and is available to support students at school and in assisting families with accessing community mental health resources.
Jocelyn earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Penn State University and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Chester University. She has experience working in public and private schools, community mental health centers, and in outpatient practice. In addition to her work as a School Counselor, she has worked as a Family Based Therapist, school-based Behavioral Specialist, and Camp Director for children with emotional support needs. She is a member of the Student Assistance Services (SAS) and Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) Teams at West.
Jocelyn is an avid Penn State Football fan, loves to travel, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.