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Luann L. DeVoss


Director, Center for the Vulnerable Child
Mom of two, dedicated to supporting children and families

Luann L. DeVoss is a psychologist who directs patient care at the UCSF Center for the Vulnerable Child in Oakland, which provides integrative services to address the complex developmental, physical health and mental health needs of young people in Alameda County who are experiencing poverty, family disruption, foster care placement, drug exposure, abuse and neglect, or other threats to wellness. In addition to supervising and supporting the center's mental health care providers, DeVoss provides clinical support to the care teams at two organizations in Oakland that provide support services to young people: Castlemont High School's Youth UpRising and the Chappell-Hayes Health Clinic at McClymonds High School.

DeVoss earned her master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University.

  • Education

    California School of Professional Psychology, MS, Clinical Psychology, 1988

    California School of Professional Psychology, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1991

I am committed to providing high-quality mental health care services to marginalized children and their families.

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