Prevention Consultants of Missouri has an experienced, well-trained, and educated professional staff.
|JAMIE MYERS, M.Ed., LPC, NCC, MACSAPP – Executive Director
Working in the prevention field since 1990, Jamie Myers has provided leadership as the executive director of Prevention Consultants of Missouri since its inception in 1993. His work includes providing evidence-based training, strengthening prevention coalitions, establishing collaborative programs and administrative leadership to all agency services. In addition, his professional experience includes working as a licensed professional counselor in the behavioral health field.
Supporting the positive efforts or community coalitions, professional organizations, families and individuals is the emphasis of his prevention work. He is an accomplished trainer, teacher and counselor. He has led the successful development and implementation of multiple programs and services in many communities created from proposals and applications he has authored.
|MARY BETH MYERS, Ph.D., MACSAPP – Coordinator of Education & Training and Prevention Specialist
Mary Beth Myers is the Coordinator of Education and Training at Prevention Consultants of Missouri. She received a doctoral degree from the California School of Professional Psychology. Her research in the area of women and self-esteem and women and victimology has been published in professional and educational journals as well as in popular literature. She has been working in the field since 1978.
Dr. Myers has many years of teaching experience in the social sciences as well as providing professional development workshops and training. She specializes in communication, self-esteem, parenting, children’s issues, suicide prevention, child sexual abuse prevention, and the psychology of women. She is available to do multiple workshops and training for agencies, schools, businesses, churches, and other organizations.
In addition to her work at Prevention Consultants of Missouri, Mary Beth is an instructor at Drury University. She is the mother of two children.
| ASHLEY CAMPBELL, MPS- Prevention Specialist
Ashley graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology in May of 2016 with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences. She is a mother of four young children: Luke, Cheyanne, Brooklyn, and Jacob. In her free time she likes to be outdoors and spend time with her husband and children. She enjoys working in prevention and is excited to further her education.
|JESSICA LUCAS, MPH, MPS – Prevention Specialist
Jessica Lucas started with Prevention Consultants in September 2016. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with her Masters in Public Health. She has a love for all things prevention and evidence-based. Jessica is an avid Mizzou and St. Louis Cardinals fan. She is also the person for a dachshund.
|BETH MANION-STACY, MA., LPC – Counselor
Beth graduated with her masters degree in professional counseling in 2006. She has been counseling children and their families for over 13 years. Beth has been happy to serve families at Prevention Consultants of Missouri over the last 10 years.
|KATHY HEFLIN, BSE, M.Ed – Mentoring Makes A Difference Coordinator
Kathy Heflin joined Prevention Consultants in the fall of 2015. She coordinates the Mentoring Makes A Difference program that matches at-risk children with caring adult mentors. Kathy is a retired educator with 32 years of teaching experience in public schools. She and her husband are the parents of three adult children.