Claudia Black, M.S.W., Ph.D., works in addictions and codependency. Black designs and presents training workshops and seminars to professional audiences in the field of family service, mental health, addiction and correctional services. She is a Senior Fellow and Clinical Architect of the Claudia Black Young Adult Center at The Meadows Treatment Center in Arizona. She serves on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics, and the Advisory Council of the Moyer Foundation.
Black has been a keynote speaker on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. Her workshops have been presented to an extraordinarily wide array of audiences including military academies, prison systems, medical schools, and extensive mental health and addiction programs. She has extensive multi-cultural experiences working with agencies and audiences in Japan, Brazil, Australia, Scotland, Iceland, Germany, England and Canada. A prolific author, many of her books and videos have been translated and published abroad.