SOURCE: Burkwood Treatment Center

Burkwood Treatment Center

February 12, 2009 09:01 ET

Burkwood Treatment Center Welcomes New Executive Director, Candace Clausen

HUDSON, WI--(Marketwire - February 12, 2009) - Burkwood Treatment Center, a licensed residential treatment center for men and women struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, is pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director, Candace Clausen, MBA, ICADC. Clausen joins the Wisconsin facility with over 33 years of experience in a treatment setting.

"I am very grateful and enthusiastic to be appointed Executive Director of Burkwood Treatment Center," said Clausen. "I look forward to joining this wonderfully dedicated team."

Clausen began her career as an intern and has since worked in many facility positions. She became certified in addictions in the early 1980s and received her master's degree in 2000. Since earning her master's, she has held directorships at Westcenter and Sierra Tucson both located in Tucson, Arizona. In addition, Clausen recently worked for mental health and substance abuse treatment provider, Gateway Center for Human Services, in Ketchikan, Alaska and for behavioral health facility, Cottonwood de Tucson.

Clausen is an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and also has experience as a Compulsive Gambling Counselor and in the utilization of Transactional Analysis Therapy and Trager Therapy. She has authored and developed several programs in addition to working for years as a clinician.

"Having worked for fellow CRC Health Group program, Sierra Tucson, as both the Director of Compliance and Accreditation and Case Manager, I am very pleased with the practices of CRC and with the exceptional programming offered to individuals throughout CRC's facilities. The collegial support and direction throughout CRC is phenomenal."

Burkwood Treatment Center specializes in treating men and women with a dual diagnosis of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and personality disorders. Based on each client's individual history and unique needs, the experts at Burkwood create a personalized treatment plan that includes chemical dependency education and treatment, intensive counseling and support groups, individual goal planning, vocational and education counseling, and aftercare and discharge planning. For more information about Burkwood Treatment Center's compassionate, affordable and highly effective care, visit or call 866-666-2118.

Burkwood Treatment Center is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. For over two decades, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit

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    Candace Clausen, MBA, ICADC
    Executive Director
    Burkwood Treatment Center
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