Chelsie Shira is an accomplished leader in healthcare management, bringing with her twelve years of clinic and private practice experience to Southworth Associates. Her vast knowledge of business marketing and development provides Southworth Associates a great foundation for growth. Chelsie is passionate about her work and is constantly exploring more efficient processes. As a natural leader she values the integrity, compassion and dedication that the Southworth Associates staff brings to the office while assisting and monitoring our clients’ recovery. Chelsie strives to provide each client the best customer service and supportive tools to help them maintain their recovery.
Manager of Operations
Lori is the Program Advisor for the Idaho Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, Pharmacist Recovery Network, and Professional Recovery Network.
Quality Assurance/Data Advisor
Ashley began working at Southworth Associates in 2006 after graduating from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She began her work here as a Compliance Monitor and is currently the Senior Compliance Monitor for the Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, and the Pharmacist Recovery Network. She enjoys working with each respective State Board and finds working with Health Professionals especially gratifying. She currently oversees the day to day business of each State run program, manages fellow Compliance Monitors, and manages an active client case load herself. Ashley continues gaining education in addiction and its related issues through work experience, attending interventions, and field related conferences.
Senior Compliance Monitor
Katie began working at Southworth Associates in the fall of 2010,she graduated from Boise State University with an AS Associates of Science, an BGS, Bachelors of General Studies, and a Minor in Addiction Studies. She has worked for the Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, and the Pharmacist Recovery Network as a Program Assistant while putting herself through school. After graduation she was promoted to Compliance Monitor for the PRN program. Katie currently travels to work side by side with John to present to ISU's Pharmacy Student, ISU's residency Students and various Wellness Committee at the hospitals. She is a determined to help educate everyone affected by the disease of addiction.
Amber Swander received a Health Science degree with focuses in Addiction Studies and Psychology from Boise State University. As an undergraduate Amber discovered her passion for serving those around her. She worked on campus promoting healthy lifestyles for residents of university housing, and volunteered extensively within the community. Shortly after graduation, Amber’s desire to expand her knowledge in the field of addictions led her to Southworth Associates, where she began as a Program Assistant for the Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, and the Pharmacist Recovery Network. Amber has since taken on the role of a Compliance Monitor and holds an active client load. Amber enjoys her work with her clients and medical boards, and finds fulfillment in seeing her clients achieve successful recovery.
Amber Swander, B.S.
After graduating from Boise State University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Katie began working at Southworth Associates to support clients and their families throughout recovery as well as to expand her knowledge in the field of addiction. During her collegiate career, Katie was actively involved within her student organization, holding various executive positions and helping organize philanthropy events to raise money for a local domestic violence shelter. She also served as a research assistant for a family studies project which was under the supervision of a Boise State University faculty member. Katie will be returning to Boise State University in 2015 to pursue her Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies and continue to work towards becoming an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) while maintaining her current position within our office. Currently, Katie works as a Program Assistant for the Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, and the Pharmacist Recovery Network. She also works as a Case Manager for the Recovery Enhancement Program (REP). For Katie, the most fulfilling part of her position is providing support to the families and seeing clients achieve successful recovery.
Katie Davis, B.S.
Jessica began her work at Southworth Associates as a monitor for the private monitoring program after graduating from college with a degree in Psychology. She wanted to further her interest and knowledge in the field of helping others so she went back to school to obtain her Masters in Counseling while continuing her work. She participated in internships, counseling students in the school system as well as at-risk juveniles in an in-patient setting. She now works as a Program Advisor to the Recovery Enhancement Program; helping other monitors with their training, performing quality assurance, and many other miscellaneous duties. She also assists with different events and conferences that Southworth Associates hosts. What Jessica loves most about her job is the variety of tasks she undertakes daily and the satisfaction of supporting her co-workers so that they can support their clients.
Quality Assurance/Data Advisor
Lisa Reeser graduated from Oregon State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences with an option in Child, Youth and Family Services. After working for many years in the fields of administration and social services, she found her current position as Intake and Treatment Center Coordinator with Southworth Associates. She finds her current position to be an excellent combination the two fields. Lisa actively works with clients and their families during their enrolling them in our Recovery Enhancement Program, and also works closely with the treatment centers, providing education and support. Lisa also assists in the scheduling, implementation of our addictions and mental health interventions. She coordinates with the families during the initial stages of setting up interventions, works with inpatient treatment centers to assist in client admission and tracks our intervention clients progress while in treatment. Her role is quite dynamic and Lisa is a true asset to the team. Lisa enjoys speaking to family members on a regular basis, providing support and helping their loved ones begin their journey to recovery.
Lisa Reeser, B.S.
Intake and Treatment Center Coordinator
Holly came to Southworth Associates after graduating from Boise State University with a degree in Social Science. Her areas of focus were Psychology and Sociology. While in school Holly enjoyed volunteering with various projects supporting equal rights, registering voters and efforts to protect local natural resources. Holly also worked in a residential setting at a local domestic violence shelter providing support for women and children who were victims of domestic violence as well as being an on-call advocate for victims of sexual assault. A strong interest in the field of addiction lead Holly to her current position with Southworth Associates. For Holly, the most fulfilling part of her position at Southworth Associates is actively providing support and accountability for clients and their families.
Case Manager/Compliance Monitor
Tiffany has been working in the mental health field for the past 3 years. After graduating with a degree in psychology from Boise State University, she moved on to working with children and families with mental illness and now works as a case manager facilitating families dealing with addiction. Tiffany is passionate about helping people and aiding people who battle with addiction. “I think our program is so important because we not only help to keep our clients stay on track but we help mend family ties that have been damaged due to the disease. It’s a remarkable thing.”
Case Manager/Compliance Monitor