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Dr. Tiffany Brown, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Director in the Couples and Family Therapy graduate program. Her main clinical and research focus is substance use, and more specifically collegiate recovery programs.

Brown’s current research investigates the effectiveness of collegiate recovery programs for supporting students. Brown received training in substance use and recovery through the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech University. During this time, she trained with one of largest collegiate recovery programs (CRP) in the country. CRP's are campus support programs for substance use and recovery issues in the collegiate population. She is committed to providing advocacy for people in recovery in hopes to shift the social stigma attached to substance use issues, including the importance of discussing the racist and sexist history of the ‘war on drugs.’ Currently, Brown works with SAMHSA to support the development and sustainability of collegiate recovery programs via Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS). Brown’s clinical experience also includes self-harm education, prevention, and intervention, the family dynamics of substance use and recovery, grief and loss, and pediatric cancer. She worked in a pediatric hospital and employed the principles of medical family therapy with an interdisciplinary team working with families with a child cancer diagnosis. In addition, she regularly consults with schools and community programs regarding best practices for screening and intervening with individuals struggling with self-harming behaviors. Brown is a clinical fellow and Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and an approved supervisor in the state of Oregon.

After a mass shooting in her hometown of Roseburg, Oregon in 2015, Brown joined a small statewide, multidisciplinary taskforce to provide crisis support for survivors and community members. She worked at the site of the shooting for several months to support students, faculty, and staff to navigate the intersection of surviving trauma and immediate coping.

Locally, Brown has served on several non-profit boards. Currently, she is the advisory board chair for Courageous Kids (grief support program for youth) and the treasurer for Carry it Forward (providing resources to unhoused community members). Brown previously served as the treasurer of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE).