Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP

Executive Director

Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP is the Executive Director of NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals and has worked as an addiction professional for over 40 years. She previously served as the Executive Director of Danya Institute and the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Prior to this she was the Program Director for Volunteers of America Western Washington, serving homeless populations and dealing with the co-occurrence of poverty and substance use and co-occurring disorders. In addition, she has been the administrator of multi-county, publicly funded substance use prevention/intervention/treatment centers with services ranging from prenatal care to the serving the elderly for over 20 years.

Cynthia is an International and Domestic trainer in Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Rein in Your Brain, Foundations of Addiction Practice, Clinical Supervision, Counseling Skills and Methods, Medication Assisted Treatment and Recovery and many other topics for the past 25 years. Cynthia is the author of an NIDA SBIR: Conflict Resolution in Recovery and Relapse Prevention and a published author of the book Rein in Your Brain from Impulsivity to Thoughtful Living in Recovery published by Hazelden. She has served as President of NAADAC, a Certification Board Commissioner, International Chair, Treasurer and Legislative Chair for NAADAC.

Cynthia has experience in developing and implementing programs in leadership, organizational development training for emerging managers, training trainers and training mentors. Cynthia has developed partnerships with various national and international organizations including developing strategic plans, workforce development plans and implementation and educational curriculum. Cynthia has written training components and manuals regarding: adolescents, adults, seniors, school intervention, involuntary commitment, community mobilization, intensive outpatient and continuing care, impaired driver’s programs, EAP and gang intervention/ suppression/treatment.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor’s degree in social work and administration and is certified both nationally and in the State of Washington.

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