February Coalition Monthly MeetingAnnounced on January 16, 2018 7:08 pm
1621 Theodore St
Joliet, IL 60435
Presenter: Debralee Townsend
Topic: Anger: A Natural Human Emotion
1. Intermittent Explosive Disorder
2. Age Appropriate Anger Management
3. Anger Management Exercises
From 2000 to date, Debralee Townsend is a self employed Anger Management Consultant and Presenter. Her clients include Will County Court and Probation, The Department of Children and Family Services and Community referrals beginning at pre-school to seniors. Debralee is a 1971 Graduate-St Francis Academy Joliet Il.1974 Graduate- – Associates Degree Massey Business College-Atlanta Ga. She has numerous certifications including :Anger Management-Domestic Violence-Care-Giver and many more. From 2016 to the present she has created an App called “ZIP CODE” an initiative for Positive Youth Activity. From 2014 to the present she is the founder and director of “Hygiene Bank” an initiative to increase School Attendance and Performance. From 1992 to 2012 she was the director of Building Esteem Support Team affectionately embrace by the community as B.E.S.T. Building Esteem Support Team’s mission was to position youth to create committees of Positive Youth Activities. B.E.S.T. was a featured Presenter for the Department of Children and Family Services Annual Youth Summit in Springfield Illinois for many years. Debralee is the Author of “Clean Your Room” available on Amazon and the Co Author of “101 Anger Management Exercises” and “The Best Purpose-Driven Anger Management Workbook Ever”. From 2006- 2012 Debralee Directed the A.T.M. Program Advocacy Tutoring Mentoring after school program funded by The Department of Children and Family Services .
A few of Debralee’s Awards and Accolades include:
2010 – “Community Service Award” – St. Mark’s Church.
2007 & 1998 – “Midwest Christian Women’s Award”
2005 – “Women of Strength Award” – Trailways, Girl Scout Council
2004 – “STARS – Helping Adopted Children Award”
2002 – “Harrah’s Casino Community Service Award”
1995 & 1996 – “Founders Day Award” – Joliet Alliance for Youth