• 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.


William A. Howatt

William A. Howatt, PhD, EdD, ICADC is co-editor (with Robert H. Coombs) of the Wiley Book Series on Treating Addictions.  He is the CEO of Howatt HR Consulting, specializing in the attraction and retention of top talent.  Howatt HR Consulting works with corporate leaders who want to convert their human resources into a profit centre.

Dr. Bill Howatt has been well known internationally for two decades for his work in behavioural science, organizational psychology, addictive disorders, and human resources.

He is recognized as a Strategic Human Resources & Organizational Development expert, working with corporate and government organizations around the world developing and protecting their most valuable resource—people. He is the founder of TalOpTM, a new model for aligning talent, operations, and health and wellness management.

He helps companies improve their operational transparency and accountability, so they can improve efficiency, effectiveness, and engagement. His approach is clear and logical to help organizations align people and business to maximize outputs. All of his strategies and solutions are grounded in evidence-based research.

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