Bachelor of Social Work, 1991
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

International Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Prevention Specialist


Substance Use Disorders


Debra has worked in the nonprofit realm for over 20 years with a focus in the addictions field. In her former role she was an Executive Director in an outpatient substance use disorder treatment center. As a result of her expertise, she has presented at several national and state conferences on the topic of Addictions.

She has also worked as a clinician and a supervisor in an outpatient gambling treatment program where she helped develop TreatmentFirst, an online counseling tool.

In addition to work, Debra can be found spending time with her family at their farm. She also enjoys scrapbooking, running and reading.


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