Roxanne Kibben joins Phoenix House

June 19, 2011
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New York — Phoenix House, a non-profit provider of substance abuse treatment and prevention services, has announced that Roxanne Kibben has joined its clinical leadership team as Director of National Clinical Programming and Quality Assurance.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Roxanne Kibben to Phoenix House,” says Chief Clinical Officer Deni Carise, PhD. “She brings to this new position more than 30 years of experience in the substance abuse treatment field; experience that will prove invaluable as we move forward in this era of challenges and opportunities.”

Kibben has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar and served as a faculty member at the University of Arizona and Prescott College. She has developed comprehensive addiction professional training and post-graduate certificate programs and has participated in the National Steering Committee on Addiction Counselor Standards.


While serving as President of the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), she was educated on the important Federal, state, and regional issues that the treatment field continues to face.

In her new role, Kibben will assist in the implementation of Phoenix House’s Clinical Three-Year Plan and ensure that clinicians are trained and approved to deliver evidence-based treatment practices. She will oversee performance monitoring and assist in electronic health record utilization. She will also co-lead Phoenix House’s National Clinical Steering Committee (NCMC), acting as a trouble-shooter for clinical issues throughout the organization.

Before joining Phoenix House, Kibben was Deputy Project Director of the Blending Initiatives conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She has a B.A. in Counseling and M.A. in Organizational Management.