Paula H. Garland
University of North Texas
Rehabilitation and Health Services
(940) 369-5186
Email:

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 Studies Coordinator, The University of North Texas. (2017 – Present).
Senior Lecturer, University of North Texas. (2016 – Present).
Interim Addiction Studies 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, 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).

CPR & First Aid Renewal, American Academy of CPR & First Aid. (February 12, 2020February 12, 2022).

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

Workshop,"Faculty Search Training," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 10, 2022October 10, 2022).

Workshop,"Teams and Canvas Studio," UNT DSI CLEAR, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 10, 2022October 10, 2022).

Workshop,"Faculty Advisor Workshop: Career Center," University of North Texas Student Affairs, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (March 2, 2022March 2, 2022).

Other,"HIV & Bloodborne Pathogens, Section 1," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (February 10, 2022February 10, 2022).

Workshop,"Non-Tenure Track Faculty Promotion Workshop," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 10, 2022February 10, 2022).

Other,"Visual Storytelling in PowerPoint," LinkedIn Learning through UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (February 9, 2022February 9, 2022).

Other,"Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement," Linked In Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (February 3, 2022February 3, 2022).

Other,"Tips for Working Remotely," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (February 3, 2022February 3, 2022).

Other,"Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (January 10, 2022January 10, 2022).

Other,"Addiction and Recovery: Cultural Elements in working with Hispanic, Latino and Latinx Populations," South Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) under SAMHSA, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (December 7, 2021December 11, 2021).

Other,"Discussing Racism with Dr. Christina Greer," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (December 9, 2021December 9, 2021).

Other,"Creating Psychological Safety for Diverse Teams," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (December 8, 2021December 8, 2021).

Other,"How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (December 8, 2021December 8, 2021).

Other,"The Procrastination Cure (Blinkist Summary)," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (December 8, 2021December 8, 2021).

Other,"Writing Emails People Want to Read," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (December 8, 2021December 8, 2021).

Other,"Practices for Regulating Your Nervous System and Reducing Stress," LinkedIn Learning, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (October 19, 2021November 19, 2021).

Other,"Cybersecurity Awareness Training 2021-2022," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 14, 2021November 14, 2021).

Conference Attendance,"Annual Conference 2021," National Association of Addiction Counselors (NAADAC), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (October 28, 2021October 30, 2021).

Workshop,"Faculty Safety Training," UNT Faculty Success, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (August 30, 2021August 30, 2021).

Other,"Technology Based Clinical Supervision. 8-Week Training Program," South Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), Austin, Texas, United States of America. (June 1, 2021July 27, 2021).

Other,"Racialized Trauma, Resilience and Healing," PESI, Inc., Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States of America. (April 8, 2021April 8, 2021).

Other,"A Clinician's Guide to Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in Texas," Elite Professional Education, Ormond Beach, Florida, United States of America. (April 5, 2021April 5, 2021).

Other,"Creating Psychological Safety for Diverse Teams," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (March 5, 2021March 5, 2021).

Other,"Clery Act- Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training and Reporting," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (March 4, 2021March 4, 2021).

Other,"Teaching Techniques: Blended Learning," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (March 4, 2021March 4, 2021).

Other,"UNT Policies & Title IX: Preventing Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct & Retaliation," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (March 4, 2021March 4, 2021).

Other,"Developing a Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (February 11, 2021February 11, 2021).

Other,"Ethics and Standards of Conduct," University of North Texas/UNT Learning Bridge, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 10, 2021February 10, 2021).

Other,"ABC's of Advocacy," Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, ASAP, & Recovery People, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (November 18, 2020November 18, 2020).

Workshop,"Dual and Outside Employment and Other Activities," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 18, 2020November 18, 2020).

Workshop,"Mindfulness Practice," Linkedin Learning, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (November 12, 2020November 12, 2020).

Workshop,"Flipping the Classroom," LinkedIn Learning/UNT Learning Bridge, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America. (October 19, 2020October 19, 2020).

Workshop,"Time Management: Working from Home," Project Management Institute, Square, PA, United States of America. (October 19, 2020October 19, 2020).

Workshop,"Strategies for teaching in a remote-first world," Long Beach City College, Long Beach, California, United States of America. (October 16, 2020October 16, 2020).

Other,"Anti-Bias & Cultural Awareness Program Fall 2020," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 14, 2020October 14, 2020).

Other,"FERPA Training," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 14, 2020October 14, 2020).

Other,"Information Security Handbook and Data Protection," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 14, 2020October 14, 2020).

Workshop,"Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 14, 2020October 14, 2020).

Workshop,"Accommodating Disabilities," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 8, 2020October 8, 2020).

Other,"KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Texas," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 7, 2020October 7, 2020).

Workshop,"Professor Training for Professor and Instructional Support of Blind and Visually Impaired Students," University of North Texas Office of Disability Accommodation, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (September 24, 2020September 24, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Annual Update on Addiction," Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP), San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (September 11, 2020September 11, 2020).

Other,"Cultural Competency - 2nd Conversation," UNT Recovery to Practice, Denton, Tx, United States of America. (July 29, 2020July 29, 2020).

Other,"Multi-Generational Workplace," University of North Texas ODE, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 22, 2020July 22, 2020).

Other,"Enneagram," University of North Texas Recovery to Practice, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 22, 2020July 22, 2020).

Other,"Basic Opioid Overdose Awareness Training," Texas Opiate Naloxone Initiative and UNT Recovery to Practice, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (July 15, 2020July 15, 2020).

Other,"Communicating with Confidence," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 10, 2020July 10, 2020).

Other,"De-escalation Techniques: How to Communicate Effectively with Upset People," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 8, 2020July 8, 2020).

Other,"Trauma Informed Care," University of North Texas Recovery to Practice, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 8, 2020July 8, 2020).

Other,"COVID -19 Safety Training Part 2," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 1, 2020July 1, 2020).

Other,"We're in This Together! Unpacking Internal Bias to Ensure Culturally Competent Care," University of North Texas Recovery to Practice, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 1, 2020July 1, 2020).

Other,"Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention & Recovery Models Fit Together," National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (June 12, 2020June 12, 2020).

Other,"COVID -19 Safety Training Part I," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (June 10, 2020June 10, 2020).

Other,"Virtual Workplace Wellness: Successfully Managing Change and Reducing Stress," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (June 10, 2020June 10, 2020).

Other,"The Americans with Disabilities Act: SUD and Eliminating Discriminatory Barriers to Treatment and Recovery," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (May 2020May 2020).

Other,"Customer Service Principles: Communication," UNT World Learning, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (May 22, 2020May 22, 2020).

Other,"Unconscious Bias," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (May 8, 2020May 8, 2020).

Workshop,"Clinical Consultation for Therapists: Coping with Quarantine Life," Timberline Knolls, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (May 5, 2020May 5, 2020).

Workshop,"Faculty Developmental Leave Training," UNT Faculty Success and Faculty Senate, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (April 14, 2020April 14, 2020).

Other,"Ethical & Professional Issues in Addiction Counseling, Part I," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (March 19, 2020March 19, 2020).

Other,"Cultivating Greater Meaning & Purpose to Prevent Relapse," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (March 17, 2020March 17, 2020).

Other,"Resilient Families: Communication Cultivates Adaptability Within Family Systems," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (March 17, 2020March 17, 2020).

Other,"The Wide World of Sports Wagering," NAADAC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (March 17, 2020March 17, 2020).

Other,"Overcoming Imposter Syndrome," LinkedIn Learning through UNT.Bridgeapp, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20192019).

Other,"Travel Basics," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (December 3, 2019December 3, 2019).

Other,"Ethics in an Online World," National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (November 21, 2019November 21, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies," Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (September 5, 2019September 7, 2019).

Other,"Preventing Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation," Blue Basin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (May 30, 2019May 30, 2019).

Other,"HIV, TB, Hepatitis, and STI Annual Update," Blue Basin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (May 29, 2019May 29, 2019).

Other,"Screening," Blue Basin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (May 29, 2019May 29, 2019).

Other,"Preventing Discrimination, Harassment and Related UNT Policices," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (April 29, 2019April 29, 2019).

Other,"Security Awareness Training," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 07, 2018November 07, 2018).

Other,"Canvas Bootcamp," UNT Clear, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (November 01, 2018November 01, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"NAADAC Annual Conference," NAADAC (National Association of Addiction Professionals), Houston, Texas, United States of America. (October 06, 2018October 08, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies," TAAP (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals), San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (August 14, 2018August 17, 2018).

Other,"Addiction, HIV, & Other Bloodborne Pathogens," NAADAC (National Association of Addiction Professionals), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (March 17, 2018March 17, 2018).

Other,"Brief Intervention: Process & Techniques," NAADAC (National Association of Addiction Professionals), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (February 26, 2018February 26, 2018).

Continuing Education Program,"Counseling African Americans with Substance Use Disorder," NAADAC (National Association of Addiction Professionals), Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. (November 16, 2017November 16, 2017).

Conference Attendance,"TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies," Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (August 2017August 2017).

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

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. (September 2015September 2015).

Faculty Supporter of the Year, Eagle Peer Recovery. (September 2014September 2014).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ADDS 4075, Drugs and Alcohol, 1 course.
ADDS 4175, Addiction Treatment Models, 4 courses.
ADDS 4375, Addiction Counseling and Groups, 2 courses.
ADDS 4575, Current Issues in Substance Use, 2 courses.
ADDS 4675, Addictions Counseling Competencies, 2 courses.
ADDS 4775, Ethical and Professional Issues in Addiction Practices, 2 courses.
ADDS 4900, Special Problems in Addiction Studies, 2 courses.
RHAB 3000, Microcounseling, 49 courses.
RHAB 3975, Addictions, 3 courses.
RHAB 4075, Drugs and Alcohol, 7 courses.
RHAB 4175, Addiction Treatment Models, 19 courses.
RHAB 4375, Addiction Counseling and Groups, 15 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, 16 courses.
RHAB 4880, Rehabilitation Practicum, 10 courses.
RHAB 4881, Addictions Practicum, 6 courses.
RHAB 4900, Special Problems, 7 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, UNT WISE. (July 27, 2021July 27, 2021).

Continuing Education, UNT Recovery to Practice. (July 23, 2021July 23, 2021).

Seminar, UNT Collegiate Recovery Program, 10. (January 2020May 2020).

Continuing Education, Chapter House, 10. (April 29, 2020April 29, 2020).

Guest Lecture, UNT Social Work Department, 95. (November 20, 2019November 20, 2019).

Guest Lecture, UNT TAMS. (November 13, 2019November 13, 2019).

Continuing Education, The Men of Nehemiah, 10. (November 8, 2019November 8, 2019).

Guest Lecture, UNT Psychology Department DEAR Lab, 10. (April 5, 2019April 5, 2019).

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).

Directed Student Learning

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Rehabilitation and Health Services. (September 2020December 2020).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis,"Addiction Treatment Outcomes," Honors College. (September 11, 2019December 15, 2019).

Other,"Use of Study Drugs on College Campuses," Other - Outside UNT. (December 10, 2019December 12, 2019).

Other,"Social Connectedness in People Recovering From Substance Use Disorder," Psychology. (December 3, 2019December 3, 2019).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Heller Garland, P. (2020). Microcounseling. (3rd Edition), . Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt.
Garland, P. H. (2016). Living in Consciousness. (2nd Edition), 105. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt. https://kendallhunt.com/
Garland, P. H. (2013). Living in Consciousness. (1st Edition), 65.

Presentations Given

Lecture

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

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

Holloway, L. L. (Presenter), Garland, P. H. (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).

Oral Presentation

Cole, S. (Presenter), Garland, P. H. (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), Garland, P. H. (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).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Pathways to Recovery," Healing Springs Ranch Show. (July 17, 2019).
"New Year's Resolutions," UNT University Relations. (December 13, 2016).
"Addiction and Recovery," Renew. (February 10, 2016).
"Addiction and Recovery," Behavioral Healthcare Executive. (August 03, 2015).
"Addiction and Recovery Advocacy," Newport Academy News. (October 2011).
Newspaper
"New Year Resolutions," Dallas Morning News. (December 15, 2017).
"Recovery Month Recovery Conference," North Texas Daily. (September 2014).
Radio
"Wellness," Life, Lived Better Podcast. (January 10, 2021).
"Addiction and Recovery," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2018).
"The History of Addiction and Recovery," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 2018).
"Collegiate Recovery Programs," Recovery Coast to Coast. (August 13, 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).
TV
"The Opioid Crisis," North Texas Daily. (October 22, 2019).
"Substance Use on College Campuses," NT Daily. (February 12, 2019).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Sharma, R., Heller Garland, P. (Co-Principal), "Recovery To Practice," Sponsored by SAMSHA and ATTC (Addiction Technology Transfer Center), Federal, $36400 Funded. (January 2021September 2021).

Service

University Service

Faculty Advisor, Honor's College Contract for C. Arnold. (January 2022 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, Honors College Contract for T. Adenekan. (January 2022 – Present).

Member, Inclusive Curricula and Pedagogy Committee. (October 2021 – Present).

Member, Committee on the Status of Faculty with Disabilities. (April 14, 2021 – Present).

Member, Collaborative Learning and Active Workspaces Committee. (February 18, 2020 – Present).

Member, Non-Tenure System PAC. (October 2019 – Present).

Member, Personnel Affairs Committee (PAC) Non-Tenure Faculty Council. (September 01, 2019 – Present).

Member, Scholarship and Innovation Committee. (September 01, 2019 – Present).

Committee Chair, Success, Appreciation and Recognition Committee. (September 01, 2019 – Present).

Other, Recovery to Practice Community of Practice. (September 1, 2017 – Present).

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

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

Other, Recovery to Practice with ATTC and UT. (September 2021September 2022).

Member, The President's University Events Committee. (April 21, 20202021).

Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee - Health Services. (May 2021August 2021).

Other, HPS and Office of the Provost Comprehensive Learning Record (CLR) Committee. (June 1, 2020June 2021).

Other, Honors College Contract. (August 2020December 2020).

Other, UNTWell. (August 2020December 2020).

Other, Impact Tribal Consortium. (November 18, 2019August 2020).

Member, Adjunct Hire Committee. (July 1, 2020July 31, 2020).

Other, Collegiate Recovery Program Weekly Group. (January 2020May 2020).

Program Organizer, Professional Lecture Series Lunch & Learn. (January 2014March 2020).

Workshop Organizer, Opioid Overdose Awareness. (December 01, 2019February 01, 2020).

Member, Grade Appeal Committee. (January 1, 2020January 31, 2020).

Committee Member, Adjunct Search Committee. (September 2019December 2019).

Other, Department Representative Fall Commencement. (December 13, 2019December 13, 2019).

Member, Faculty Senate. (September 11, 2019December 11, 2019).

Other, Practicum Supervision. (September 12, 2019December 9, 2019).

Other, Open House. (November 7, 2019November 7, 2019).

Member, Scholarship Review Committee. (May 2019May 2019).

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

Other, Art Gala. (April 18, 2019April 18, 2019).

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

Member, Promotion Review Committee. (20182018).

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

Other, CRP Student Orientation. (August 23, 2018August 23, 2018).

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

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

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

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

Member, Art Gala Committee. (January 2018April 2018).

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

Faculty Advisor, North Texas Preview. (March 3, 2018March 3, 2018).

Faculty Advisor, NT Preview. (March 03, 2018March 03, 2018).

Co-Chair, Advisory Board. (January 2017December 2017).

Member, LEAP Signature Assignment Institute. (20172017).

Committee Member, CORE Communal Scoring Committee. (20162017).

Other, Department Representative Fall Commencement. (December 16, 2017December 16, 2017).

Faculty Advisor, North Texas Preview. (November 18, 2017November 18, 2017).

Other, UNT Recovery Conference. (September 18, 2017September 21, 2017).

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

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

Committee Chair, Wellness Committee. (20152016).

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

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

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

Chairperson, Scholarship Review Committee. (June 2015June 2015).

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

Committee Member, Lecturer Search Committee. (20142014).

Professional Service

Board of Advisors, Dallas College Advisory Board to Social Work, Substance Abuse Counseling, & Gerontology Programs, Mesquite, Texas. (August 2021 – Present).

Member, Herdman Health Board of Directors, Lincoln, NE. (July 2020 – Present).

Committee Member, Texas Association of Addiction Professionals Workforce Committee, Austin, Texas. (January 22, 2020 – Present).

Attendee, Meeting, NAADAC 2022 Advocacy in Action Conference & Virtual Hill Day (Scheduled), Washington, DC. (April 2022April 2022).

Other, Eastfield College Advisory Board, Mesquite, Texas. (February 2018July 2021).

Guest Speaker, Texas Rehabilitation Association, Texas. (May 21, 2021May 21, 2021).

Committee Member, National Association of Addiction Professionals Student Committee, Serving Texas, On National Board. (20142018).

Guest Speaker, Dallas Chapter of TAAP (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals), Dallas, Texas. (October 04, 2017October 04, 2017).

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

Other, Recovery to Practice Community of Practice, Denton, Texas. (August 1, 2017 – Present).

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. (20162021).