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Kathleen Lisborg

Senior Project Associate, Zero Suicide Institute

Kathy Lisborg, licensed clinical social worker and senior project associate, is experienced in implementation science, mental health, substance use, LGBTQ issues, and trauma-informed care. Her interests focus on how implementation science and trauma-informed care can improve outcomes for individuals and organizations.

Lisborg works for the Zero Suicide Institute at EDC. Before EDC, she implemented Zero Suicide across a four-state community mental health organization and worked to apply trauma-informed care principles to reduce workforce burnout. Previously, she was a therapist at a community mental health agency focusing on trauma, serious and persistent mental illness, substance use, LGBTQ issues, and grief. She also worked at a community mental health agency in Canada.

Lisborg holds a Doctorate in Social Welfare and an MSW from University of Buffalo.