Dr. Houston-Mulligan has over 14 years of experience implementing and supervising evidence-based programs in the community and training professionals on the use of evidence-based treatments. Therapists under her supervision have won national awards for their exemplary implementation of evidence-based treatment. Programs under her direction have won national recognition including the 2007 SAMHSA Science to Service award, a national program to recognize community-based organizations and coalitions for their exemplary implementation of evidence-based services. In addition, her work was featured in a documentary commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Sentencing Project which premiered at The National Press Club. Dr. Houston has devoted her career to helping community providers successfully implement effective treatments for adolescents and their families. She is presently the Lead Trainer for the Contingency Management treatment program. In this role she provides the expert clinical guidance and quality assurance monitoring for the providers of CM.