Helen Christensen

Commissioner Christensen was born and raised in Taiwan until 1983, when she came to the U.S to pursue a college education. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from Walla Walla University and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Portland State University. Beginning as a worker in social services that lasted twenty years, she spent an additional ten years providing mental health services to individuals from various walks of life and challenges. Her career started with the Department of Social and Health Services in 2008 as a social worker, later becoming a vocational rehabilitation counselor at the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. As an individual with a disability, she is very [...]