Valerie E. Robinson is the President & CEO of Cor-Les Consultants a health education and promotion company and Cor-Les Institute, Inc. a national training and education center. Ms. Robinson has worked as a private consultant in the areas of Substance Abuse and Nutritional Health. Ms. Robinson’s areas of expertise include substance abuse treatment and prevention strategies, managing and assessing opiate addiction treatment programs, assessment and development of training programs for substance abuse practitioners. Ms. Robinson has trained nationally and internationally on: self-esteem building, substance abuse treatment and prevention strategies. She also addresses: clinical issues in treatment settings, confidentiality and ethical practices, health related issues, culture competency, clinical supervision, group therapy, creative interventions for treatment retention and overweight & obesity in the Black church. She often enlist strategies to combat the Hip-Hop diet among youth, adolescent trauma and violence responder and pediatric HIV/AIDs. She also works with health care delivery systems and implementation of mental health programs, and other health related issues.
Ms. Robinson’s vast experience in the field of social services has catapulted her into international arenas, where she has been given the opportunity to grace large platforms in churches and worldwide health and wellness conferences. She has dedicated her life to influencing the nation in the area of spiritual, mental, and physical wholeness and healing. Ms. Robinson is presently working on a doctoral degree in clinical and culture psychology with a focus on illicit drug use/abuse among inner-city older adults of African descent.