“The CooperRiis recovery model aligns with what I believe to be the best of mental health services and recovery. I am privileged to have the role of supporting the amazing and compassionate staff that work with residents daily. I get to utilize my experience in program development, optimizing systems and staff development to help ensure that CooperRiis offers the best possible services to residents.”
When Leslie arrived at CooperRiis in 2017, she brought with her extensive experience working in Community Mental Health, Residential Treatment, Conflict Resolution and Leadership Development. She has served many vulnerable populations, including refugees fleeing their home countries to escape war or persecution, survivors of domestic violence, and people experiencing homelessness.
Leslie holds a Master of Arts in International Disaster Psychology from the University of Denver.