Online ECHO Clinic | April 18, 2019
Presentation Title: The Role of Behavioral Interventions in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, describes different types of behavioral therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement therapy, and experiential therapies, and how they can assist in substance use disorder treatment.
Danica Love Brown, MSW, PhD, is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, born and raised in Northern New Mexico. She currently is the Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and has worked as a mental health and substance abuse counselor, social worker and youth advocate for over 20 years. She has a history of working in the areas of prevention, drug and alcohol/mental health treatment, community and restorative justice, and sexual health with Native American and adjudicated youth, families and women. She specializes in working with culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations and Tribal communities, utilizing a trauma informed care framework.