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.
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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.
Kevin ‘Kip’ Lowe is Vice President of Training, The Change Companies®. Dr. Lowe retired as Chief of the Office of Victim and Survivor Services for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation after 28 years of state service. He began his career as an entry level Youth Correctional Officer in the California Youth Authority gaining experience in custody/security and correctional treatment operations, field parole, training, mental health services, victim services, and management. Dr. Lowe served as Deputy Director for the Office of Prevention and Victim Services, and Assistant Deputy Director for the Institutions and Camps Branch overseeing correctional treatment. Dr. Lowe's expertise on training the adult learner is recognized nationally, and he has presented workshops on training techniques in several states. The unique combination of training expertise includes, substance abuse, mental health and justice services treatment and victim services. This breadth of experiences has culminated in his national focus on the development of qualified staff.
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