• 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.


Fred  Dyer

Fred Dyer, MA, CADC, is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, author, and consultant who services juvenile justice/detention/residential programs, child welfare/foster care agencies, child and adolescent residential facilities, mental health facilities, and adolescent substance abuse prevention programs in the areas of implementation and utilization of evidence-based, gender-responsive, culturally competent, and developmentally and age appropriate practices. You can observe his work at www.dyerconsulting.org. 

Fred Dyer has consulted throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has provided trainings and consultations to Mississippi Department of Mental Health in addressing aggressive and aggressively acting-out youth through prevention, interruption, and programmatic interventions. Fred Dyer has trained at several alcohol and drug studies schools nationally. He presented at Toronto, Canada’s, 50th Year Addictions Studies Conference and was the lead consultant in the development of the Department of National Drug Control’s After-School Prevention Program for middle school youth in Bermuda.

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