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The Meadows Wickenburg announces new Senior Fellow

January 15, 2013
by Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center (Wickenburg, Ariz), recently announced Claudia Black, M.S.W., Ph.D., as a new Meadows Senior Fellow.   Black is a renowned author and trainer, who has been internationally recognized for her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders.

Among her accomplishments, Black has offered models of intervention and treatment related to family violence, multi-addictions, relapse, anger, depression and women’s issues.  She also designs and presents training workshops and seminars to professional audiences in the field of family service, mental health, addiction and correctional services. She has been a keynote speaker on Capitol Hill in Washington DC and on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. She also has extensive multi-cultural experience working with agencies and audiences in countries such as Iceland, Brazil, Japan and others throughout the world.

Black is one of the original founders of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics and continues to serve on their Advisory Board, and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Moyer Foundation.  

“It is with great delight that we welcome the return of Claudia Black to The Meadows as a Senior Fellow,” said Jim Dredge, The Meadows CEO.  “Claudia has made a decision to return to her roots of working with trauma and addictive disease.  It is like a homecoming for Claudia and all of us as Claudia previously spent 11 years working in an advisory role with The Meadows.”

Each Meadows Senior Fellow is involved in worldwide practice and research in their area of expertise - lecturing patients on clinical works, publishing works in numerous professional publications, and providing their teachings and expertise to the patients and therapeutic staff at The Meadows.

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