New Programming for people on the Autism Spectrum/Neurodiversity

Bethany Blizard

Bethany Blizard, MSW, LCSWA

Recovery Coordinator


“CooperRiis embraces a person-centered, strengths-based approach to recovery, which is important to me. I am passionate about working with people diagnosed with mental health disorders helping them find an individualized path to recovery and helping them see their strengths and solutions to treatment.”

Bethany previously worked with families in the Davidson County Department of Social Services, advocating for children in the Foster Care Program by supervising court-ordered visitations with family members. The role focused on strengthening family systems through psychoeducational work. 

While a student, Bethany worked for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as a Graduate Assistant for the Congregational Social Work Education Initiative. She partnered with the program director to collect aggregate data to support funding through the Cone Health Foundation. This program allows future Social Workers to access incredible learning opportunities and training. 

Bethany graduated with her Masters of Social Work from the Joint Program of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. 

She earned her Bachelor of Social Work Degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

She graduated with her Masters of Social Work from the Joint Program of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. 

“I enjoy spending time with my family exploring the different trails and mountains in the Western Carolina area. I feel blessed to live and work in such a beautiful community.” 

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