• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Jennifer  Berton

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC, is the author of Ethics for Addiction Professionals and maintains the blog, clinicalethicsblog.com. Dr. Berton has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, and currently has a private practice of psychotherapy, supervision, and consultation. She previously served as chair of the Ethics Committee for the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), where she continues to serve as a consultant.