Kelley Le Beaux, M.A.
Kelley Le Beaux (Cheyenne River Sioux) has provided training and technical assistance to Tribal program staff on data collection instruments and methodology and has conducted qualitative data collection, including focus groups and key informant interviews. She has analyzed and reported on results of program evaluations for a number of Sundance Research Institute projects, including the Northern Arapaho Tribe’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reach Action Community for Infant Mortality Prevention, Wind River Reservation Diabetes Prevention and Management Program, Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board–CDC Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) to Improve the Delivery and Effectiveness of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Services for High-Risk and/or Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations, and Development of the Aberdeen Area Office of the Indian Health Service Strategic Plan for 2012–1017. She is leading the project to provide data support and technical assistance to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board’s Health Insurance Exchange Navigator project and is a certified Health Information Exchange (HIE) Navigator.
Previously, Ms. Le Beaux was a Patient Navigator for the American Cancer Society, where she established and maintained relationships with key staff in priority sites to build patient referral mechanisms and promote Patient Navigation service on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She identified information, resources, and the emotional support needs of newly diagnosed and medically underserved patients, survivors, and caregivers. Ms. Le Beaux has also been a Case Manager for Working Against Violence, Inc., providing advocacy and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and meeting with assigned clients regularly to identify needs, assess strengths, set short- and long-term goals, plan for a future free of violence, make appropriate referrals, and network with other agencies on behalf of the client.
Ms. Le Beaux holds an M.A. in Psychology from the University of South Dakota.