Lakeisha Robinson, LCSW
Director of Program Development
Lakeisha Lison-Robinson is a highly self-motivated professional with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She is a good communicator with proficient computer and software program skills. She is adept at prioritizing, organizing and completing task in time frames set by the policies and procedures of agencies, in which she has been employed or has done volunteer work. She has demonstrated time and time again, her ability to be comfortable with interacting within all levels of organization and public settings. She has the ability to negotiate and problem solve quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Lakeisha has a diverse background in mental health settings, including, but not limited to: school based, outpatient, Residential and acute treatment.
Lakeisha was raised in a small southern town, known as, Arkansas City, AR. She attended Arkansas City High School, graduating in 1993 with honors. She enrolled and attended UAPB from 1993 – 1997, graduating with honors earning a Bachelor of Art Degree in Social Work. Through a Social Work Stipend she received in her undergraduate studies, she was able to gain employment with the Jefferson Co. Division of Children and Family Services as a Family Service Worker. She worked within the agency for three years before resigning in 2000, to work at UALR- Mid South as a CHRIS Field Trainer. Her duties, as a CHRIS Field Trainer, consisted of training her fellow DCFS Family Services Workers and Supervisors on transitioning to an electronic filing system for documenting critical information on DCFS children and family services and interventions.
While employed with UALR Mid South, she enrolled in the UALR Social Work Advance Standing Graduate Program, part-time. She held internships at the St Vincent - Living Hope Institute and at the Arkansas State Hospital with Adolescents. She completed her studies and earned her Masters Degree in Social Work in 2004.
Lakeisha is currently employed with Pinnacle Pointe Outpatient Behavioral Health Services, in which she has served in the capacity of school based/outpatient therapist for nearly 10 years.