Jim Ryan, OCPC, ICPS
Jim is an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist with over 35 years of experience in prevention and behavioral health.
Jim provides prevention consultation and training services to the Mental Health Recovery Board of Clark, Greene, and Madison Counties, working with prevention providers, school districts, and local systems to plan and implement effective prevention strategies in the three-county region.
Jim is affiliated with leading state, national, and international prevention entities. Jim serves as executive director of ADAPAO, the statewide membership association of Ohio’s prevention professionals. He is also associate director of professional development for Applied Prevention Science International, an organization providing training and guidance for prevention practice in North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Jim is senior trainer for Working Partners®, a national leader in drug-free workplace and workplace-based prevention services.
Jim serves on the Prevention Committee of the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Among his other training credentials and experience, Jim is a Master Trainer of the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.