• 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.


Jeff  Wilbee

Jeff Wilbee is the Executive Director of the Canadian Addictions Certification Federation and operates a consulting and speaking business called Discovering Recovery. He is Past President of IC&RC and currently chairs the organization’s International and Cultural Affairs Committee. IC&RC protects the public by establishing standards and facilitating reciprocity for the credentialing of addiction-related professionals. Incorporated in 1981, the organization represents 40,000 professionals and 75 member boards, including 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, two U.S. territories, and all branches of the U.S. military. Members also include 22 countries and six Native American areas.

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