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Director of Veteran Programs

Jennifer Selke

Dr. Jennifer Selke is a UC Berkeley-trained psychologist and strengths expert helping veterans and individuals maximize their strengths to reach a goal, solve a problem, get direction, and figure out life. In 2018 she started her journey with Camp Southern Ground to bring her expertise in strengths and program development to support veteran’s transition to civilian life and enhance post-traumatic growth.

Jennifer brings a diverse experience to Camp Southern Ground having been at the University of California at Berkeley since 1994. She ran a large summer day camp on campus that served about 2000 campers each summer. Over her tenure, camp doubled in size, she created a nationally recognized skateboard program, and developed a social skills inclusion program for youth and teens. Dr. Selke also served on the faculty in the Graduate School of Education in the School Psychology Doctoral Program and she is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach.