Jason R. Allison is a native Californian, and the past Director for the California Association of Alcohol and Drug abuse Counselors (CAADAC). Mr. Allison sat on the education board as secretary for the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP).
Mr. Allison was the first reward recipient of the “Very Important Professional” award in 2014 as this award is given to one individual annually. Mr. Allison was recognized for his above and beyond service and helping progress the field with new innovative ideas with application. Mr. Allison currently possesses the highest credential in the state of California as a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor #LCi0151214.
Mr. Allison’s experience comes from working with homeless men as well as the criminal justice population. Jason is a Master training specialist on Motivational Interviewing and in Anger Management. He is an innovator in applying best practices to various substance use modalities.
He was the instructor for Sober College School of Addiction Studies (SCSAS) in San Diego and has taught, at various other schools such as University of San Diego (USD), University California San Diego (UCSD) extension, Palomar College, San Diego City College (SDCC) and the Navy Drug and Alcohol Counseling School (NDACS).
He has worked as a substance abuse professional for the Department of Defense (DOD) and in 2011, opened a private practice specializing in Substance Use Disorders. Mr. Allison is one of the few professionals in the field to have gained a specialty credential to perform assessments for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to protect public safety. Mr. Allison recently became certified as an Equine assisted psychotherapist and understands the value of using animals in the therapeutic process using the EAGALA model.
He is now a highly sought after professional in the community and is working with various programs and clinics to help them maintain compliance and increase competency while treating their residents. Jason currently is maintaining his private practice while managing his Tele-health clinic and working with the San Diego County Medical task force to help manage the Opioid problem without having to abandon the patients.