International Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors

Neuroscience Committee


The Neuroscience Committee is focused on providing helping professionals the latest research regarding neurological functioning and how to implement this information into strategies and interventions when working with addicted and offending clients.


  • To inform IAAOC members of the latest trends regarding the neural correlates related to addictive and offending behaviors.

  • To provide IAAOC members information regarding how to implement this research into their counseling practice and training programs.

  • To support IAAOC members with quality research integrating neuroscience and counseling regarding addicted and criminal justice populations.

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To get involved in the committee, contact the committee chair:

Kathleen Brown-Rice, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

University of South Dakota

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