About Turning Point Community Programs

Turning Point COO, Al Rowlett

Al Rowlett, Chief Operations Officer
Turning Point Community Programs

Alfred “Al” Rowlett, Chief Operations Officer, for Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) joined this non-profit mental health agency in 1981 as a rehabilitation counselor.

Al has oversight of TPCP operations in Stanislaus, Sacramento, Merced, Yolo, Nevada, and Placer counties. He earned a B.A. from Ottawa University in Kansas, a MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, a Masters in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento and is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP).

In 2010, Al was re-elected to the Elk Grove Unified School Districts (EGUSD) Trustee Board and served until 2012; EGUSD is the 5th largest school district in the State of California. Al also became a Network Facilitator for CiMH Full Service Partnership Networks. Al serves on several boards including Child Abuse Prevention Center (CAPC), California Institute of Mental Health (CIMH), and is a Commissioner for the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) Certification Program. Al has led numerous committees, Webinar on Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Immersion Trainings and discussions in equity, cultural competence, stigma and leadership to assist practitioners, teachers and members of the community.

In 2007, Al won the National Association of Social Work- California and California State University – Heart of Social Work Award and the Asian Pacific Community Counseling – Inspirational Mental Health Leadership Award.

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