Program & Compliance Director
Cathy A. Claud has worked in the field of addiction for 40+ years. Cathy has extensive experience procuring and monitoring community based substance abuse services. During her employment with the State of Florida, she participated on the statewide workgroup which drafted Florida’s regulatory standards for substance abuse and mental health services. Cathy is considered a leading expert on the licensing requirements for the State, having supervised the licensure process for substance abuse treatment facilities located throughout Palm Beach County for a number of years.
Cathy has developed and implemented cross-system Substance Abuse and Mental Health Initiatives, working collaboratively with the Child Welfare System, Department of Juvenile Justice, Front Porch Communities and Department of Corrections.
Cathy has her Master’s degree in Non-Profit Management from the University of Central Florida and is certified by the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Addiction Professional and Certified Prevention Professional. Cathy’s dedication, experience, passion for caring, and her own personal standards of excellence are a tremendous support to the recovery.