Paula Heller Garland
University of North Texas
Rehabilitation and Health Services
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Education

MS, Grand Canyon University, 2009.
Major: Addiction Counseling
BS, Charter Oak State College, 2005.
Major: Leadership and General Studies
AAS, McLennan Community College, 1991.
Major: Mental Health Counseling
AAS, McLennan Community College, 1991.
Major: Youth Counseling
Certificate, McLennan Community College, 1991.
Major: Addiction Counseling

Professional Positions

Professional
Addiction Coordinator, The University of North Texas. (January 2017 – Present).
Senior Lecturer, University of North Texas. (2016 – Present).
Interim Addiction Coordinator, The University of North Texas. (20152016).
Lecturer, University of North Texas. (20112016).
Consultant, Training and Staff Development. (20092011).
Executive Director, All American Research. (20072009).
HIV Programs Director, Dallas Council. (20082008).
Executive Director & Owner, A New Beginning Counseling Center. (20052008).
Director of Training, Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies. (20012008).
Program Director, The Addicare Group of Texas. (20012005).
Training Coordinator, The United States Army. (19992001).
Program Manager, The Addicare Group of Texas. (19961999).
HIV Program Counselor, The Ethel Daniels Foundation. (19961997).
Counselor Intern, Interventions, Co.. (19941996).
Counselor Intern, Interventions, Co.. (19931994).

Licensures and Certifications

Co-Occurring Disorder Trainer, NAADAC. (2010 – Present).

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Texas Department of State Health Services. (1995 – Present).

Master Trainer in Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behviora, MHMR. (1994 – Present).

ROPES Challenge Course Facilitator, Wind River Adventures. (1994 – Present).

Professional Memberships

Member, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors. (2005 – Present).

Member, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals State Board. (2005 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Other,"Small course redesign," UNT CLEAR, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20162016).

Other,"VALUE Rubric Scoring," Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC, United States of America. (June 2016August 2016).

Conference Attendance,"VALUE rubric calibration training," Association of American Colleges and Universities, Kansas City, Mo, United States of America. (May 2016May 2016).

Other,"NextGen Course Redesign," CLEAR, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20132013).

Awards and Honors

10th Annual Winners Circle Unsung Heroes 2018, Winner's Circle. (October 2018October 2018).

Texas Counselor Hall of Fame, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals. (August 12, 2016August 12, 2016).

Recovery Rock Star, Eagle Peer Recovery. (20152015).

Faculty Supporter of the Year, Eagle Peer Recovery. (20142014).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
RHAB 3000, Microcounseling, 35 courses.
RHAB 3975, Addictions, 3 courses.
RHAB 4075, Drugs and Alcohol, 2 courses.
RHAB 4175, Addiction Treatment Models, 16 courses.
RHAB 4375, Addiction Counseling and Groups, 12 courses.
RHAB 4475, Assessment of Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency, 1 course.
RHAB 4500, Assessment in Rehabilitation, 1 course.
RHAB 4575, Current Issues in Substance Abuse, 1 course.
RHAB 4675, Alcohol Drug Abuse Counseling, 14 courses.
RHAB 4880, Rehabilitation Practicum, 10 courses.
RHAB 4881, Addictions Practicum, 6 courses.
RHAB 4900, Special Problems, 6 courses.
RHAB 5125, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counseling Models, 4 courses.
RHAB 5150, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counseling Practice, 2 courses.
RHAB 5723, Group Work and the Rehabilitation Process, 2 courses.
RHAB 5900, Special Problems, 3 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction and The Family, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction Practicum, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Advanced Counseling Skills and Methods, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Basic Counseling Skills and Methods, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Ethics and Special Treatment Issues, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Basics of Addiction Counseling & The Physiology of Addiction, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor, 2005.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction and The Family, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction Practicum, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Advanced Counseling Skills and Methods, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Basic Counseling Skills and Methods, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Ethics and Special Treatment Issues, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Basics of Addiction Counseling & The Physiology of Addiction, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor, 2004.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction and The Family, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction Practicum, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Advanced Counseling Skills and Methods, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Basic Counseling Skills and Methods, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Ethics and Special Treatment Issues, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Basics of Addiction Counseling & The Physiology of Addiction, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor, 2003.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction and The Family, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction Practicum, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Advanced Counseling Skills and Methods, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Basic Counseling Skills and Methods, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Ethics and Special Treatment Issues, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Basics of Addiction Counseling & The Physiology of Addiction, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor, 2002.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction and The Family, 2001.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Addiction Practicum, 2001.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Advanced Counseling Skills and Methods, 2001.

Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Basic Counseling Skills and Methods, 2001.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Ethics and Special Treatment Issues, 2001.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Basics of Addiction Counseling & The Physiology of Addiction, 2001.

The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, The Twelve Core Functions of a Counselor, 2001.

Non-Credit Instruction

Continuing Education, Nexus Recovery Center, 30. (August 8, 2018August 8, 2018).

Continuing Education, Solutions of North Texas, 8. (August 3, 2018August 3, 2018).

Continuing Education, Chapter House, 8. (August 2, 2018August 2, 2018).

Continuing Education, Brazos Recovery Services, 6. (July 12, 2018July 12, 2018).

Continuing Education, Healing Springs Ranch, 10. (June 20, 2018June 20, 2018).

Continuing Education, Solutions of North Texas, 10. (April 20, 2018April 20, 2018).

Continuing Education, Chapter House, 15. (March 29, 2018March 29, 2018).

Guest Lecture, Round Rock ISD. (20152015).

Guest Lecture, Eastfield Community College. (20142014).

Guest Lecture, Dallas Baptist University. (20132013).

Guest Lecture, Univeristy of North Texas. (20132013).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Heller Garland, P. (2016). Living in Consciousness, 2nd Edition.
Heller Garland, P. (2013). Living in Consciousness.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Heller Garland, P. (2012).
Heller Garland, P. (2011).
Heller Garland, P. (2009).
Heller Garland, P. (2008).
Heller Garland, P. (2008).
Heller Garland, P. (2008).

Presentations Given

Cole, S. (Presenter), Heller Garland, P. (Presenter), Holloway, L. L. (Author & Presenter), Wylie, T. (Presenter), UNT's 4th Recovery Conference, Ethical Issues and Recovery to Practice, UNT Office of Substance Misuse & Mental Health Recovery Research, Denton, TX, United States of America. (2016).

Holloway, L. L. (Author & Presenter), Heller Garland, P. (Presenter), Cole, S. (Presenter), Wylie, T. (Presenter), TAAP Annual Conference, The Ethics of Recovery to Practice., Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (2016).

Holloway, L. L. (Presenter), Heller Garland, P. (Presenter), Cole, S. (Presenter), Wylie, T. (Presenter), North Texas Recovery Conference, Recovery to practice, Denton, Texas. (20152015).

Heller Garland, P., National Conference on Addiction Disorders, Combatting compassion fatigue, St. Louis, Mo.. (20152015).

Holloway, L. L. (Presenter), Heller Garland, P. (Presenter), Cole, S. (Presenter), Wylie, T. (Presenter), TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies, Recovery to practice, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, San Antonio, Texas. (20152015).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Addiction and Recovery," Renew Everyday. (January 2016).
"Addiction and Recovery," Behavioral Net. (August 2015).
"Addiction and Recovery Advocacy," Newport Academy Blog. (October 2011).
Newspaper
"New Year Resolutions," Dallas Morning News. (December 15, 2017).
"Recovery Month Recovery Conference," North Texas Daily. (September 2014).
Radio
"The History of Addiction and Recovery," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2018).
"Addiction and Recovery," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2018).
"Collegiate Recovery Programs," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2015).
"First Annual Texas Rally for Recovery," Recovery Coast to Coast. (October 2011).
"International Training for Addiction Treatment Providers," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2011).
"Nova Conference," Recovery Coast to Coast. (January 2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Uncategorized
Heller Garland, P. (Other), "Recovery to Practice," Sponsored by Hogg Foundation, $198315. (20152019).

Service

University Service

Program Coordinator, Addiction Studies. (January 1, 2016 – Present).

Member, Loyal Eagles Giving Society. (January 2014 – Present).

Program Organizer, Professional Lecture Series Lunch & Learn. (January 2014 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, Eagle Peer Recovery. (2013 – Present).

Other, Honors College Research Mentor. (September 11, 2019December 15, 2019).

Other, Recovery to Practice. (April 2015April 2019).

Chairperson, Addiction Studies Advisory Board. (May 2018December 2018).

Member, Department Promotion Review Committee Rehabilitation Studies and Rehabilitation Counseling. (20182018).

Member, Department Promotion and Tenure Bylaw Committee. (September 2017August 2018).

Member, Addiction Studies Adjunct Search Committee Addiction Studies. (July 2018July 2018).

Member, Scholarship Review Committee. (June 2018June 2018).

Member, Student Grade Appeal Committee. (June 2018June 2018).

Committee Member, Lecturer Search Committee Aging. (January 2018May 2018).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Honor's Day. (April 20, 2018April 20, 2018).

Discussant, North Texas Preview. (March 3, 2018March 3, 2018).

Co-Chair, Addiction Studies and Rehabilitation Studies Advisory Board. (January 2017December 2017).

Member, LEAP Signature Assignment Institute. (20172017).

Committee Member, University CORE Communal Scoring Committee. (20172017).

Attendee, Graduation, Department Representative on Platform. (December 16, 2017December 16, 2017).

Attendee, Orientation, North Texas Preview. (November 18, 2017November 18, 2017).

Committee Member, Department Social Media Committee. (January 2014August 2017).

Other, AAC&U CORE Scoring. (20162016).

Committee Chair, Department Wellness Committee. (20152016).

Member, Department Student Grade Appeal Committee. (July 2016July 2016).

Committee Member, CRP Director Hiring Committee. (August 2015September 2015).

Faculty Mentor, CRP Interim Support. (April 2015September 2015).

Member, College Scholarship Review Committee. (June 2015June 2015).

Member, Department Scholarship Review Committee. (June 2015June 2015).

Committee Member, Department Lecturer Search Committee Rehabilitation Studies and Rehabilitation Counseling. (20142014).

Professional Service

Committee Member, National Association of Addiction Professionals Student Committee. (2014 – Present).

Committee Member, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals State Nominations & Elections Committee. (20122014).

Committee Member, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals State Conference Committee Sponsor & Exhibitor Committee. (20122013).

Public Service

Chairperson, Big Texas Rally For Recovery. (20112011).

Other, Texas Recovers!. (20112011).

Chairperson, Nova Conference Planning Committee. (20082011).

Consulting

Professional Design Work – Private, Healing Springs Ranch, Tioga, Texas, United States of America. (2016 – Present).