CHA-TANYA LANKFORD is the Program Director for Pressley Ridge- Delaware. Ms. Lankford received her Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology with a Concentration in Corrections from Towson University. She later obtained her Masters of Social Work degree from Delaware State University. Ms. Lankford has practiced as a licensed clinical social worker since 2001. She currently holds clinical licensure in Delaware, the District of Columbia and Maryland. Ms. Lankford is a 2011 graduate of ELI. Mrs. Lankford has over fifteen years in the human services field and has worked in various leadership roles in varying service settings including corrections, mental health, substance abuse, education, geriatric care and child welfare. Mrs. Lankford has been recognized for her leadership abilities within her organization and in 2008 was presented with the Pressley Ridge Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, given to individuals who produce significant entrepreneurial growth for the organization; and the organization’s Distinguished Service Award in 2011.