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NMFP-AC Mentors

Ibis S. Carrion-Gonzalez, PsyD Carlos Costa
Peter Crumb, MEd, CAC Roger Curtiss
Thomas Durham, PhD, LADC Kristen Harper, MEd, LCDC
John L. Harrison, Sr., DM, SPHR Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC
Gerry Schmidt, MA, MAC, LPC Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC
Anne Helene Skinstad, PhD Del Worley, MC, LPC, LISAC

Mentor Details

Ibis S. Carrion-Gonzalez, PsyD

National Hispanic and Latino ATTC
Biography coming soon.

Carlos Costa

Biography coming soon. 

Peter Crumb, MEd, CAC

Retired Student Assistance Counselor
Founder, Western Massachusetts School Substance Abuse Counselors Association
Peter Crumb, MEd, CAC, spent 35 years developing and promulgating quality, professional adolescent substance use disorder programs in the public sector as a counselor, educator, mentor, and advocate. Moving from counselor to student assistance counselor in 1987, Crumb spent over 17 years developing and improving student assistance programs at 13 schools in the Pioneer Valley. In 1991, he founded the Western Massachusetts School Substance Abuse Counselors Association, which meets monthly to discuss problems and trends being seen in schools and the best way to bring the message of addiction and recovery to faculty and studnets. Under Crumb's leadership, WMSSACA advocacy efforts led to the establishment of the Phoenix Academy and the Recovery High School in Springfield, MA. In his retirement, Crumb has served on the advisory boards for the MA Department of Education Health and Springfield Recovery High School, worked with a youth diversion program and a juvenile drug court, and advocated that school substance use disorder counselors be certified in addiction treatment and for improved adolescent access to treatment.

Roger Curtiss

Retired Chief Executive Officer
The Walker Center
Biography coming soon.

Thomas Durham, PhD, LADC

Director of Training
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
Thomas Durham, PhD, LADC, has been in involved in the field of addiction treatment since 1974 as a counselor, clinical supervisor, program director and educator. As Director of Training at NAADAC, he is responsible for the assessment, coordination, curriculum development and delivery of training to professionals in the field of addictions treatment. Dr. Durham is also an adjunct faculty member at Northcentral University where he teaches graduate courses in psychology. Prior to joining NAADAC, he worked in government contracting under SAMHSA (while at JBS International) and the Department of Defense (while at Danya International). He also served as the Executive Director of The Danya Institute and Project Director of the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center. A seasoned curriculum developer and trainer, Dr. Durham has been conducting training for over 25 years on a variety of topics on the treatment of addictions including motivational interviewing, co-occurring disorders, and clinical supervision.

Kristen Harper, MEd, LCDC

Executive Director
Association of Recovery School
Kristen K. Harper, MEd, LCDC, is the Executive Director of the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS). Before joining ARS in January of 2014, she was the Collegiate Recovery Community Replication Coordinator for the Texas Tech University's Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery from 2011-2013 where she also had the opportunity to work with Recovery Africa to create a study abroad program to Ghana, West Africa, for collegiate recovery students. Kristen also founded the Center for Addiction Recovery at Georgia Southern University in 2008. As a person living in long-term recovery, Kristen has dedicated her life to helping others access recovery support services, locally, nationally and internationally. Recovery school/programs creation, implementation and evaluation are her specialty!

John L. Harrison, Sr., DM, SPHR

Special Assistant to the Chairman and CEO
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Dr. John Harrison serves as Special Assistant to the Chairman and CEO, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), Alexandria, VA and Project Director of the CADCA “VetCorps”. John served 32 years in uniform with the United States Army in a variety of leadership and management roles. During his first 21 years of service (1968 to 1990), he helped care for the needs of Soldiers and their families around the world. In 1990, John began a decade of service as a special assistant to numerous four-star leaders. Those officials included the Commander in Chief, United Nations Command, Korea; Commander in Chief, United States Army, Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Commander, NATO Peace Stabilization Force, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; and The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dr. Harrison was presented the Army Distinguished Service Medal upon his retirement from active duty in April 2001. In May, 2001, John first joined CADCA and served two years as Vice President, Membership & Administration. In October 2003, he took a work ‘sabbatical’ to complete a ten-year teaching experience with first the Army Management Staff College, Fort Belvoir, VA and later with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Arlington, VA. Dr. Harrison holds numerous academic credentials, to include a graduate degree in education and counseling; graduate certificates in leadership studies and defense and security studies; and a doctorate in management and organizational leadership. John is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), by the Human Resources Certification Institute, Society for Human Resource Management, Alexandria, Virginia. He continues to teach graduate-level leadership and management courses for Central Michigan University.

Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC

President, National Association of Lesbian & Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)
Faculty Member, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies
Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC, is a Certified Social Worker, Nationally Certified Addiction Specialist in the areas of Compulsive Gambling, Alcoholism, Tobacco, Other Drugs and Sex Addiction. He is a Health Educator for Rutgers School Of Public Health, in the Office of Public Health Practice, and an instructor for Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers School of Nursing providing training on Cultural Competency, working with Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals. Additionally he is an adjunct faculty for Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies.

Gerry Schmidt, MA, MAC, LPC

Chief Operations Officer
Valley HealthCare System
Biography coming soon.

Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC

Professor, Department of Alcohol & Drug Studies
University of South Dakota
Diane Sevening, EdD, CDC-III, is faculty member in the Department (USD) of Alcohol and Drug Studies at the University of South Dakota and is currently the NAADAC North Central Regional Vice President. She will step into the role of NAADAC President-Elect in October 2016. Dr. Sevening has served as the NAADAC student ad hoc committee chair since 2006 and assisted in the development of state affiliate’s council of students, guidebook (bylaws) for college and university student organizations. She has also been a faculty advisor to the local student organization, the Coalition of Students and Professionals Pursuing Advocacy (CASPPA), since 2005 and encourages students to attend NAADAC conferences. In addition to her academic credentials, Dr. Sevening has presented at the 2010 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), the 2007 Advocacy in Action Conference and the 2006 Workforce Development Summit. She served as an addiction family therapist at St. Luke’s Addiction Center for one year and as the alcohol and drug counselor at the USD student health services for seven years..

Anne Helene Skinstad, PhD

Native America/Alaskan Native ATTC
Anne Helene Skinstad, PhD, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Community & Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, at the University of Iowa. She is the Project Director of the  rst National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Prior to her new project, she directed the Prairielands ATTC, serving, IA, NE, ND, SD, WI, & MN, also funded by SAMHSA. Skinstad is also the Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Racial and Minority Y-MSM and other LGBT populations. Skinstad received both her PhD and her Cand.Psychol. degree (equivalent to PsyD) from the College of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway.

Del Worley, MC, LPC, LISAC

Counselor in Private Practice
Del Worley, MC, LPC, LISAC, has presented nationally and internationally on the treatment of chronic pain with- out drugs for over 25 years. She maintains a private practice in Tucson and teaches at two colleges.