Julie Stevens

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.

 

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS:

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

Funding for this initiative was made possible  by grant no. 1H79TI081720 from SAMHSA.  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by DAODAS.