Partnering with like-minded organizations and using our collective resources to provide financial and physical resources and connections to create a brighter future for girls in vulnerable situations and victims of abuse and neglect.
As the B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. Foundation always supports the vulnerable and champions health and safety. We believe at this time we need to do everything we can to safeguard the most medically vulnerable in our community. In order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we will postpone the affiliate meeting and the volunteer meeting both previously scheduled for April 14, 2020, until further notice. We thank you for your understanding.
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Our next affiliate meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020, at 4:00pm – 5:30pm
via ZOOM Meetings. Registration link coming soon.
Dr. Lisa Durette, graduated the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed both general psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is board-certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr Durette has been awarded Distinguished Fellow of both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) as well as the American Psychiatric Association (APA). In 2013, Dr. Durette launched Las Vegas first child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training program, and she continues to function as the programs training director.
Dr. Durette and her husband moved to Las Vegas in 2005 to help support the community’s need for children’s mental health. She served as medical director of a local psychiatric hospital for 8.5 years, after which she and her partners began a multidisciplinary practice with focus on clinical training to create a best practice model for youth in foster care. Healthy MInds treatment program has assisted over 1200 foster care youth since its inception since 2013, its design and outcomes have been presented nationally at both the Foster Family Treatment Association meeting and the AACAP Annual meeting, and received the AACAP Rieger Award for Service Excellence in 2018. Dr. Durette serves as the Nevada delegate to the AACAP assembly, the current president of the Nevada Council of Child Adolescent Psychiatry and serves on the AACAP Adoption and Foster Care Committee, as well as the AACAP PAC Board of Directors. She serves Nevada as the chair of the Mental and Behavioral Health Commission.
When she’s not working, Lisa enjoys knitting, attempting to garden, cooking and her favorite job – mom.
The event will be moderated by Christina Vela, MPA Chief Executive Officer of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
Our affiliates meeting is open to other non profits in the valley who serve and assist the same population that SHERO provides assistance to.
We Are Run By 100 % Volunteers!
BE A SHERO Foundation’s mission is to provide resources needed to support, sustain and empower young girls and women under the age of 25 who have been abused, abandoned, neglected, and exploited. We intend to accomplish this mission by bringing other agencies with similar missions together and being a resource center for these organizations.
There are several ways that you can help us to collaborate and increase the positive impact through our network of related nonprofits.
Interested in Donating?
Donations do not have to be monetary! We pride ourselves in being able to help our network of nonprofit organizations by providing them with the resources that they truly need.
Are you a Non-profit?
Are you a nonprofit that wants to become a SHERO Affiliate where similar nonprofits work together to make a positive impact on the lives of abused, neglected or exploited women?
We help our network of approved nonprofits by providing them with the connections, resources and information they need to complete their mission. Are you a nonprofit? Please request our grant application below.
Interested in Volunteering?
Do you want to volunteer with B.E. A S.H.E.R.O Foundation or another non-profit within our network? Great! We can match you with the right organization based on how you prefer to give back!
Women under 25?
Find important information on how you or a friend can seek help and resources. You can use our resource center where we can help to point you in the right direction and get the help you need.