John Dawson, BS, LCDCIII, OCPC, is a highly motivated leader with 20 years’ experience working with disadvantaged and behaviorally challenged adults, youth, and families. John is licensed to provide both chemical dependency counseling and prevention services. John is very passionate about helping others and has continually made a difference in the lives of Franklin County adults, youth and families. John is dedicated to researching best practices for the prevention and treatment of adolescents. John has been described by supervisors and colleagues as being professional, an excellent leader, and a role model in the field of prevention and treatment services. John Dawson has previously worked for House of Hope, Inc., and Maryhaven, Inc.