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.
Jared Webber was brought up in a Pastor's home which had a positive influence on him in regards to providing quality care to clients. He has had over twenty years of experience in the counseling profession, beginning with his experience working in a wilderness program for a number of years outside of Atlanta, GA. Most of his other professional experience was in the Pittsburgh, PA, working with dual-diagnosis programs at Meier Clinics as well as with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is currently employed by an outpatient Methadone Clinic at Pinnacle Treatment Center. Webber received his Bachelor's degree from Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa, GA, and a Master's degree in Counseling and Development from West Virginia University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania and has run seven marathons including the New York City Marathon. He has also ridden a bicycle across the United States with two other counselors working with at risk youth.
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