La Shante’ Floyd, LCSW
Graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Master of Social Work, 2014
Bachelor of Social Work, 2011
Minor in Psychology, 2011
A native of Southern California, La Shante’ became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in January of 2017 after completing her Clinical Social Work Internship at Evergreen Counseling. La Shante’ has obtained valuable knowledge and experience working with individuals, groups, and families in a variety of settings such as the Clark County School District as a school social worker, University Medical Center as a medical social worker, and the State of Nevada-Aging and Disability Services Division as a social worker II for Elder Protective Services. La Shante’ also has a focus on mental health and was a former Director of Social Work Services for Valley Hospital’s Behavioral Health Unit.
La Shante’s specialty areas include working with survivors of sexual abuse using trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy and juvenile sex offenders in individual and group settings. Assisting individuals experiencing a mental health crisis is also an area La Shante’ works in as a current member of the Crisis Response Team for the Southern Nevada Community Health Improvement Program (CHIPS) and a former member of the Mobile Crisis Assessment Team for Wellcare. In addition, La Shante’ has worked with children and young adults in foster care since she first graduated in 2011.
La Shante’ is a firm believer in the power of social work and therapy as tools for assisting people during the most challenging times of their lives by helping them tap into their strengths and provide direction toward healing and goal achievement.
With a passion for helping others and a drive to overcome life’s obstacles, La Shante’ has dedicated the next phase in her career to empowering the community and investing in future generations.
“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so they can be great at whatever they want to do.”
“I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change..I’m changing the things I cannot accept.”
– Angela Davis
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