As a Board Member, Kate would like to ensure good health for all community residents, through access and education to local health and wellness services.
Kate completed her professional training in the New York and Boston areas, then returned to California in 2000 and settled in the Bonsall and Fallbrook area with her family. She is committed to our community and has had impactful experience personally and professionally within healthcare systems.
Kate earned her Masters of Science degree in Clinical Social Work, (Concentration: Health/Mental Health) from Columbia University in 1985, and has served as a licensed Health/Behavioral Health Clinical Social Worker over the past 33 years. She has advocated for healthcare patients and their families, provided behavioral healthcare services within both the public and private sectors, and continues to train masters and doctoral level interns – our professionals of the future. Kate has created new programs for families and youth and has evaluated needed services within communities. She has dedicated her professional life to advocating for patients and their families within a variety of community and health systems. Kate presently is proud to use her personal and professional experience to serve the local regional Fallbrook community, providing needed healthcare and wellness services and improving upon existing services.AB 1234 Ethics Training Certificate - Schwartz-Frates 01 25 2019.pdfRequired Sexual Harassment Prevention Certificate - Schwartz-Frates 09 15 2019.pdf