• 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.


Kate  Price-Howard

Kate Price-Howard, PhD, CHE, CTRS, received a bachelor’s and master’s in parks and recreation administration, with an emphasis and certification in therapeutic recreation, from Florida International University and went on to complete her PhD in parks, recreation, and tourism from the University of Utah. Her work experience includes recreation positions on-board cruise ships, summer camps, psychiatric units, nursing homes, and served in commercial recreation as director of recreation for several Florida resorts.