Courtney Hupp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in the state of Illinois. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and from Louisiana State University with a Master of Social Work degree. She has over 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field.
Courtney specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders by utilizing the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) and the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA). She uses the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) model to teach clinicians to support family members of people struggling with addiction. She is a supervisor, trainer, and coach in the CRA, A-CRA, and CRAFT models for treatment providers across the country and internationally.
Since 2009, Courtney has been instrumental in the implementation of the evidence-based treatment models CRA, A-CRA, and CRAFT by training, coaching, coding clinical sessions, and certifying treatment providers in over 30 states in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and Sweden. She has worked with supervisors, agency directors, and state coordinators to overcome obstacles to implementation in order to provide and sustain effective substance use and mental health treatment.