Frederick Muench, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
PRESENTATION TITLE: How to engage and sustain families in the recovery progress using digital tools
Frederick Muench, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. He is a clinical psychologist who specializes in developing remote coaching and digital interventions to help individuals and families prevent and intervene with problem substance use. Prior to The Partnership, Fred focused on developing, researching and managing technology-based addiction applications for in private, non-profit and academic sectors. In 2009 he founded the company Mobile Health Interventions which delivered digital behavioral health interventions directly to consumers and more recently was the Chair of Support Den, a personalized parenting services non-profit that delivered low touch technology-based applications for parents. He has been funded to build and test digital interventions from NIDA, NIAAA and the Robert Wood Johnson Pioneer Portfolio among others. He has written numerous publications on using technology to extend interventions beyond brief encounters. At the Partnership, Fred is working with the team on integrating media, digital and remote clinical services to help families when they need it most.