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Leslie Claire Corbitt Tyler
  • Professional Summary 2012-present:  Counselor, Ridgewood Clinic, Jackson MS 2001-present: DaVita Healthcare Partners,  Brandon  MS 1984-2001:  Homemaker, married, mother of three 1980-1984:  Kidney Care, Inc.  Jackson MS 1976-1978:  Region 7 Mental Health Complex, Youth and Family Counselor   Skill Highlights Families and children, ADHD, ODD Social skills, Coping skills, Impulse control PTSD Anxiety/Depression Anger Management Adjustment to Chronic Illness Symptom Targeted Intervention     Accomplishments Current:   Counselor, Ridgewood Clinic Current:   Manage Division of 30 Social Workers for implementation of Symptom Targeted Intervention Current:   Manage caseload of 140 patients Division Lead Social Worker, 2013-2015, DaVita Dialysis Social Work Advisory Council, DSI Speaker/Educator:   Adjustment to Chronic Illness – Multiple conferences   Professional Experience Built and sustained rapport with clients, provided counseling and psycho-education to facilitate optimal quality of life. Conducted comprehensive psychosocial assessments and formulated treatment plans. Taught adult anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, coping skills, and functional living skills. Worked with parents to implement consistent and effective behavior therapy techniques/parenting skills. Worked with children to improve impulse control, anger management skills, coping skills, social skills. Developed professional relationships with physicians, nurses, and dietitians to facilitate effective multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. Served as patient advocate to acquire needed resources.   Education and Training 2012:  Licensed Certified Social Worker  (LCSW) 2001:  Licensed Master Social Worker  (LMSW) 1980:  Master of Social Work, Clinical Emphasis,  University of Southern Mississippi 1976:  Bachelor of Arts, Psychology,  Mississippi State University

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