Julie Stevens, MPS, ACPS, ICPS, has been in the addiction field for 34 years. She is an Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist and was a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor for 20 years. She has served as Director of Prevention for the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Training Specialist for the University of Oklahoma’s Southwest Prevention Center, and most recently as Executive Director of LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs. She is currently chair of the Prevention Specialist Committee of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium.
Ms. Stevens serves on the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals and is chair of the Prevention Subcommittee. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Baylor University, 15 post-graduate hours in clinical psychology, and a Masters of Prevention Science from the University of Oklahoma.
In addition, Ms. Stevens is an adjunct professor for the University Of Oklahoma College of Liberal Studies. She teaches core courses for the Master of Prevention Science degree, including Foundations of Prevention and Prevention Across the Lifespan.
2009 – Recipient, Texas Association of Addictions Professionals Terry Hale Addiction Professional of the Year Award
2011 – Presidential Leadership Award, International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium
2012 – Master’s Academic Achievement Award, College of Liberal Studies, University of Oklahoma
2019 – Special Leadership Award for exemplary work in prevention, International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium