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Kathy R. Durden

Kathy R. Durden, American activity therapist. Certified therapeutic recreation specialist, addiction counselor, mental health educator, psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner. Recipient Ann James award of excellence, STRS, 2001, Georgia Mental Health Humanitarian award, 2003. Member of Georgia Addiction Counselor Association, National Certified Recreation Specialists.

Background

  • Durden, Kathy R. was born on July 11, 1965 in Labenon, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Alvin and Juanita Pruett Riddleberger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Georgia Southern University, 1987.

    Career

    • Activity therapist Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services, Swainsboro, Georgia, 1988—1992, substance abuse counselor, 1992—1998, activity therapy coordinator, since 1998. Private practice Care Partners of Georgia. Consultant Regional Educational Services, Statesboro, Georgia, since 1990, Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin, 1991—1992.

      Presenter Southeastern Therapeutic Recreation Symposium, 1991, 99, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Certified therapeutic recreation specialist, addiction counselor, mental health educator, psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner.

    Membership

    Member of Georgia Addiction Counselor Association, National Certified Recreation Specialists.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, swimming, reading, travel, time with family.

    Connections

    • Married Jesse Albert Durden Junior. 1 child Katie.
    • father: Kenneth Alvin
    • mother: Juanita Pruett Riddleberger
    • spouse: Jesse Albert Durden Junior
    • child: Katie Durden
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    Born July 11, 1965
    (age 52)
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