Jennifer Baran-Prall is a senior program coordinator with the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health. She is a licensed clinical social worker whose career has focused on helping people recover from trauma. She has served as the suicide prevention coordinator for the Veterans Health Administration, and has a special interest in serving populations at risk. She believes that service to others with empathy and compassion creates positive change.

Jennifer is new to Texas, and has enjoyed exploring Austin with her husband and twin sons.