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Working With Gender Variant Youth: Dr. Aron Janssen

Join us for a live interview with Dr. Aaron Janssen at The National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual conference: NatCon16. Dr. Janssen stopped by the media room to discuss his work, the passion he has for working with children and families, and his presentation on Gender Variant Youth for the conference.


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California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals: Kristina Padilla

Kristina Padilla is a leader with the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), where she serves as the Director of Education. She also is Director of Business Development wherein she travels throughout California and the nation bringing addiction focused businesses together to promote the profession, increase access to services and improve the quality of AOD service provision through education, business development, and investment in quality programming.  Formerly she served as the Education Director for the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC). Ms. Padilla led California’s innovative criminal justice program serving as the Offender Mentor Certification Program Director for three years where she managed 12 in-prison programs for training counselors. She worked closely with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California prisons for the duration of the contract bringing innovation and growth to the state’s in custody treatment programming.  Ms. Padilla has a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. Ms. Padilla is a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LAADC), and an International Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (ICAADC). She is also a Certified Gang Specialist of the National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC) and is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and their Allies (NALGAP).

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