Osas Otasowie, Founder and CEO of Olive Support Services, holds a Master of Science Degree in Marriage, Family & Child Therapy and a Bachelor's degree in English & Literature. Osas is a graduate of the All Nations for Christ Bible Institute, Nigeria. She has extensive work experience in the non-profit sector as a direct service provider, in Management and as a founder. Her experience includes her work in Community Mental Health and Private Practice in the Antelope Valley as a Clinician, an In-Home Outreach Counselor (IHOC) in the Family Preservation Program, and an Up Front Assessor.
Osas is the presiding Bishop of Temple of Deliveries. She was the first faith based program lead of the American Red Cross. She served as Director of Faith Based and Community Engagement until December 2018, and volunteers as often as possible. Osas continues to work with faith and community based organizations to promote individual, family, and community resiliency.
Domestic Violence (Victim of Perpetrator)
Trained Professional Supervised Visitation Provider
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
Incident Command Systems (ICS) - FEMA
Disaster Chaplaincy – The National Disaster Interfaith Network (NDIN)
CPR/1st Aid/AED – The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region
John D. Solomon Award 2013 at the White House for “Whole Community Preparedness” – DHS and FEMA
Congressional Commendation 2013 for Outstanding and Valuable Service
Presidential Award 2014 for Excellence - The American Red Cross NHQ
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Commendation 2013 for Dedicated Service to the affairs of the community
City of Los Angeles 2013 Recognition for Commitment to Safety and Neighborhood Resilience