Helen Berberian is a Deputy Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) over the Bureau of Clinical Resources and Services. She reports directly to the DCFS Director, Bobby D. Cagle; and has supervisory responsibility over 400 staff serving within the Health Services and Mental Health Services Divisions, providing clinical support to over 3,000 Children’s Social Workers who manage cases for approximately 35,000 abused and neglected children.

Helen has a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and has extensive experience as a DCFS Children’s Social Worker, Supervising Children’s Social Worker, Children’s Services Administrator and Executive Assistant to the DCFS Director. She has been employed with Los Angeles County for 24 years during which, for over five years, Helen served as the Senior Legislative/Policy Deputy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, where she was responsible for providing daily support to County’s Fifth District Supervisor and social service departments; and analyzing and formulating County policy initiatives related to human services, budget and litigation issues.