Bettie is an in demand speaker on many topics. She shares her story of struggle and conquest in building a successful agency that employed over 125 staff members. The agency provided need-based services in a low resource community.
In addition to mental health and substance abuse counseling, the agency offered free summer camps, afterschool programming, job training, a food pantry, clothing closet, computer lab, and many other programs serving the community.
Speaking engagements include churches, women's groups, youth groups, schools, national conferences, graduations, and other events.