JCOIN Webinar | Recovery Housing for Justice-Involved Individuals

Approaches, Evidence, and Research Needs

Thursday, November 10 | 1:30 - 3 p.m. ET


In this JCOIN webinar, Dr. Leonard Jason will provide a description of recovery housing, including the current evidence base and research needs. He will also present results from his research on the Oxford House model. Implications for justice-involved individuals and individuals receiving medication-based treatment will be discussed.

Dr. Juleigh Nowinski Konchak and Dr. Dennis Watson will then present a current project funded by the U.S. Department of Justice that is seeking to develop a recovery housing navigation model for justice-involved individuals who are receiving medications for opioid use disorder treatment. They will specifically describe the process of developing the program, formative evaluation results, and lessons learned.

Watch the full webinar

Featured Speakers:

Thursday, November 10 | 1:30 - 3 p.m. ET


In this JCOIN webinar, Dr. Leonard Jason will provide a description of recovery housing, including the current evidence base and research needs. He will also present results from his research on the Oxford House model. Implications for justice-involved individuals and individuals receiving medication-based treatment will be discussed.

Dr. Juleigh Nowinski Konchak and Dr. Dennis Watson will then present a current project funded by the U.S. Department of Justice that is seeking to develop a recovery housing navigation model for justice-involved individuals who are receiving medications for opioid use disorder treatment. They will specifically describe the process of developing the program, formative evaluation results, and lessons learned.

Watch the full webinar


Featured Speakers:

Leonard Jason

Leonard Jason, PhD

Leonard A. Jason is a professor of psychology at DePaul University where he also directs the Center for Community Research. His chief professional interests include the study of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), violence prevention, smoking cessation, and Oxford House recovery homes for substance abuse.

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Dennis Watson, PhD

Dr. Dennis Watson is a senior research scientist at the Lighthouse Institute, a division of Chestnut Health Systems. His specialty areas include qualitative and mixed methods, implementation science, co-occurring substance use disorder and serious mental illness, homelessness, recovery supports, harm reduction-oriented services.

Juleigh Nowinski Konchak

Juleigh Nowinski Konchak, MD

Juleigh Nowinski Konchak, MD, MPH, has spent her life working at the intersection of equity, health and policy. She is the program director for Public Health/General Preventive Medicine Residency Program with Cook County Health (CCH) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and a physician advisor for CCH's substance use disorder programming.