Dylesia Barner, LCSW

dylesia@dylesiabarner.com

EDUCATION

2013 Master of Social Work, Norfolk State University                                            

2011 B.S. Communication, Old Dominion University

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

2017-present Tennessee Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

2017-present Alabama Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

2014-present Georgia Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

CLINICAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-present Psychotherapist, A New You Counseling Center, Nashville, TN

2017-present Clinical Director, Tennessee State Department of Correction, Nashville, TN

2017 Psychotherapist, Michelle Crumbly LPC, Auburn, AL

2016-2017 Therapist, East Alabama Mental Health, Opelika, AL

2016 Inpatient Medicine Social Worker, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

2015 Medical Social Worker, Heartland Hospice, Stockbridge, GA

2014-2015 Play Therapist, Premier Academy Pre-school, Atlanta, GA

2014-2015 Psychotherapist, Heartwork Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA

2013-2014 Community/Home-Based Therapist, Bread of Life Youth and Family Services, Altanta, GA

2013-2014 Assessment Counselor, Anchor Psychiatric Hospital, Atlanta, GA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 Occupational Information, Auburn University

2017 Practicum – Rehabilitation, Auburn University

2009 University Orientation, Old Dominion University

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION EXPERIENCE

2014-2015 Childhood Acute Mental Health Practices (C.A.M.P.) Program, Premier Academy Pre-school, Atlanta, GA

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

International

Barner, D. (2017). The degrees of spiritual abuse and effective treatment modalities for victims experiencing each degree. Content session presented at the 2017 International Cultic Studies Association Conference. Bordeaux, France.

State

Barner, D. (2017). Spiritual abuse: Implications for counselors. Content session presented at the 2017 VACES Graduate Student Conference. Norfolk, VA.

Local

Barner, D., Griffo, M. (2017).  Spiritual abuse: Blaming the victim. Roundtable discussion presented at the International Cultic Studies Association Understanding Abusive Spiritual Systems and Relationships Conference. Nashville, TN.

Barner, D. (2017). The degrees of spiritual abuse and effective treatment modalities for victims experiencing each degree. Content session presented at the International Cultic Studies Association Understanding Abusive Spiritual Systems and Relationships Conference. Nashville, TN.

Hampton, D. (2013). Dissecting the NASW code of ethics: Your roles and responsibilities. An invited presented for MSW students at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA.

Invited Presentations (Non-peer reviewed)

Barner, D. (2017). Clinical documentation. Two-hour training for correctional counselors at the Tennessee Department of Corrections in Nashville, TN.

Barner, D. (2017). Effective group facilitation. Two-hour training for correctional counselors at the Tennessee Department of Corrections in Nashville, TN.

Barner, D. (2016). Child trauma 101. Content session presented at the Alabama Department of Human Resources Trauma Informed Care: Building Capacity in Chambers County Conference. Valley, AL.

FUNDED GRANTS

2016 $500, Co-PI Implementing a Puppetry Program in a Foster Care Program, American Counseling Association Foundation

2016 $250, Co-PI Implementing a Puppetry Program in a Foster Care Program,
Alabama Counseling Association Research Grant

SERVICE

2017-present Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

2012-2017 Director of Special Projects, Save a Child to Save Our World (SC2SW)

AWARDS AND HONORS

2013 Outstanding Alumna Feature, Monarch Magazine (Old Dominion University)

2010 Inductee, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society

2008 6th Place, Jack Lynch Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament