Leslie B. Villalobos, MSW, CNSW
Leslie B. Villalobos is a clinical social worker who brings over 20 years of psychiatric, medical and behavioral experience to her presentation. Her experience includes a multitude of disciplines, including the Colorado Mental Health Institute (she worked in the adolescent and forensic units providing behavioral therapy), Colorado Department of Corrections (she worked with female offenders, created and instructed domestic violence prevention curriculum), Emily Griffith Centers (Intensive In-Home Services as a Crisis Intervention Specialist), dialysis facilities (as a Regional Medical Social Worker) and as a Hospice Social Worker. Across all of these settings, Leslie has refined her ability to successfully anticipate and defuse a myriad of challenging patient and family behaviors.
As a sought-after presenter, Leslie has developed a variety of training programs for healthcare professional development that reflect her areas of expertise, including: Managing Emotions under Pressure, Managing Conflict and Confrontation, Behavior Management for Dementia Related Behaviors, and Aggressive Behavior in the Elderly.
Having earned her BS degree in Social Science with an emphasis in Criminology from the University of Southern Colorado, she then went on to earn her Masters in Social Work from Colorado State University. Leslie is certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and is a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor.
Financial: Leslie Villalobos has an employment relationship with Sol Amor/Life Choice Hospice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Leslie B. Villalobos has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.