Guadalupe Ayala is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She works as a Clinician for the Developmental Disabilities Crisis Prevention and Court Services (CPCS) team within the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. She has been with the team since February of 2014. Prior to her coming to the CPCS team, she worked for eight years as a Mitigation Specialist for the Idaho State Appellate Public Defender’s Office. It was this job that lead her into the field of social work and, eventually, choosing to work with the population of those with Developmental Disabilities. Guadalupe received her bachelor and masters in Social Work from Boise State University. She also has an associates in Mediation. She has been involved with several organizations as a volunteer including Mujeres Unidas de Idaho.