September 5-8, 2024 | Cape Cod, MA |
Donna White, RN, PhD, CNS, LADC I, CADAC II, CCFE, CCFT, CARN, CCDN is an Addiction Specialist/Master Trainer for the MA DMH and a private consultant. Formerly the Director of the DMH/Harvard University Commonwealth Research and Evaluation Unit, and has held many positions in Clinical, Administrative, Research and Executive areas.
She has 2 Fellowships, 7 certifications, two licensures and is a certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Public Health.
She is the recipient of many Local, Statewide and National Awards and is a Board Certified Specialist in Trauma. She has many publications to her credit.
Currently, the Chairperson of the MNA Addictions Council, guiding Peer Assistants for Professionals seeking help. She is an educator and therapist in Compassion Fatigue and is a specialist in Addictive Disorders, Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Traumatization in Healthcare Professionals. She is a member of the International Trauma Specialists and a Clinical Instructor for Boston Area Colleges of Nursing…all levels for Community Health Clinical work. Currently, a Visiting Scholar for local Colleges and Healthcare Professional Schools, she formerly provided oversight for the clinical practicums for students and consulted to department chairs for all medical and professional clinical experience rotations. She lectures nationwide and is a recognized leader in the field of Addictions, Impaired Practice, Peer Assistance, and Healthcare Professional Stress.