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Kathy R. Durden Edit Profile

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

Married Jesse Albert Durden Junior. 1 child Katie.