Wednesday, Feb 16th, 2022
11:00 Open Chapter Meeting
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“Evidence Based Practices to Support Pathways to Recovery”
(1 CEU Available)

Dana LaFayette is the Director of Clinical Operations at the Right Step in Houston. She provides oversight to all clinical services including counseling team, nursing team, and behavioral health team. She previously worked in the Central Texas area as the Director of Behavioral Justice, Veterans, and Addiction Services through Heart of Texas Region MHMR. She was instrumental in the Drug Court and the beginning of other specialty courts including Veterans Treatment Court, and Mental Health Court. She was the Director of Crisis Services prior to this role. She has worked with Veterans, addiction, and co-occurring disorders for most of her 32 year career in the field. She has successfully created programs and written grant proposals which were awarded funds for new programs including clinical services for veterans, justice involved initiatives, and rural mental health services.

She also served as the Disaster Coordinator for Central Texas and played a central role in the West disaster.

She received her degrees from Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma. She is from Oklahoma but has been in Texas for most of her career.

She has provided supervision to many successful counselors and leaders in her career and continues to have a passion for the work she does with addiction, co occurring disorders, and individuals wanting to transform their life in recovery.

Texas Association of Addiction Professionals
Houston Chapter

TAAP is part of NAADAC and represents the professional interests of addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in Texas. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

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