• 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.


Susan H Godley

Susan H. Godley, RhD, led the adaptation of the adult version of the Community Reinforcement Approach for adolescents in the 1990s and oversaw its implementation during the Cannabis Youth Treatment study. She also was the primary architect of the training and certification approach currently used for the widespread dissemination of the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach. She is a senior research scientist at Chestnut Health Systems.

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