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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
Special District

Fallbrook Regional Health DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Karen "Kate" M. Schwartz-Frates

Licensed Healthcare Provider
10,836 votes (49.4%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Good Health through Access and Education for all residents to local health & wellness services
  • Establish extended hours of operation for urgent care service for community
  • Eliminate excessive ambulance service costs to regional hospitals



Profession:Licensed Behavioral Healthcare Provider
Clinical Supervisor, Behavioral Health Department, Public Health Clinic (2015–current)
K. Schwartz-Frates, LCSW, Self. Locations: San Diego and Temecula. Previously Massachusetts and New York States (1986–current)
Clinical Mgr- STAY Program, Stars Behavioral Health Group (2012–2015)
Supervisory Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Rady Children's Hospital (2001–2012)


University of Colorado, School of Medicine Certificate- Tobacco Cessation Treatment Specialist, Treating Patients for Tobacco Addiction (2017)
University of San Diego Certificate, Special Education Advocacy for California Students (2016)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Family Studies Program Certificate in Family Therapy, Family Treatment and Support for Patients with Health/Mental Health Conditions (1987)
Columbia University in the City of New York Masters of Science degree in Clinical Social Work (Health & Mental Health Concentration), Health & Mental Health Care in the US (1985)
Cal State University, Sacramento B.A. in Social Welfare, Social Services in US Healthcare (1983)

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Featured Endorsements

  • Evolve
  • San Diego County Democratic Party

Videos (1)

Finding His Path — September 18, 2018 The STAY Program

A video produced at the time I developed a new program for youth.

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