Elizabeth Peters, M.S.
Elizabeth joined MCRSP in August 2020.
Elizabeth is a native of Jefferson City, Missouri and a 1997 graduate of Helias High School. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences in the field of Psychology from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 2001, through which she spent six weeks in the summer of 2000 studying Spanish at MU’s sister school, El Centro Bilingue, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. She later went on to earn her Master’s of Science in Health Psychology from Walden University in 2011. In July 2020, Elizabeth completed training on Traumatic Brain Injuries through the University of Missouri Health Psychology Department in conjunction with Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services. She currently is pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, with an emphasis in Law and Public Policy also through Walden University.
In addition to her education, Elizabeth has several years of professional experience in the Human Services field, working with individuals with developmental disabilities and social services in general. In August 2019, she was trained in Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention, Prime for Life and Prime Solutions through Prevention Research Institute. She currently sits on the Board of Beautiful Recovery, LLC, which is a support provider of Traumatic Brain Injury survivors. Elizabeth also served as an intern in the Missouri Legislature through University of Missouri’s Honor College’s Civic Leader’s Internship Program in 2001. From 2007-2011, she worked as Director of Constituent Services and Communications Assistant for Missouri’s Lt. Governor and later served as a Legislative Assistant for Missouri’s House of Representatives from 2012-2015.
Elizabeth has two children and currently resides in Jefferson City. Her hobbies include fishing, dance, jogging, Yoga, writing and floral designing.