Lesli Elkins-Baltz, LPE-I, LCSW
Lesli Elkins-Baltz joined Families, Inc. in August, 2008. She came to us after a number of years with Ascent Children's Health Services (formerly Child and Youth Development Center) serving as a therapist in the day treatment, outpatient and school based programs, and as a Case Manager. Lesli achieved her Licensed Psychological Examiner degree from Arkansas State University, as well as her Specialist Degree in School Psychology. In addition she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and her Bachelor's of Social Work from Arkansas State University.
A former member of the Arkansas State University Volleyball team, she received the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Most Influential Female Athlete of the Year in 2003, and was a member of the Athletes in Action Volleyball team to Ethiopia/Kenya, in 2002. She was a member of the Global Volunteers' team in Romania, serving in the Failure to Thrive Clinic in 2006.
She and her husband Derek serve as Foster Parents in Craighead County.