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Cranston, RI (November 30, 2021) – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare announces the appointment of Susan Figueiredo, LMHC, LADC, as Chief Operating Officer effective Monday, November 4, 2021. In her new role, Figueiredo will oversee clinical operations, logistics, strategic planning, census reporting, national sourcing and infrastructure to lead the company’s efforts at improve efficiency, efficacy and the achievement of short-term and long-term goals.
Prior to CODAC, Figueiredo has served in operations for various levels of care, including inpatient, outpatient, medication assisted treatment, community-based services, and Opioid Treatment Programs. In these roles, Figueiredo was responsible for financial and operational oversite, growth and development of mid-level managers, policy review and development, grant writing, and project management.
Figueiredo was born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in Plymouth, with a Bachelors in Psychology. She then completed a Masters in Clinical Psychology at UMass Dartmouth. Figueiredo went on to attain her LMHC license and has received awards for implementing notable pilot programs focused on Substance Abuse Treatment, as well as facilitating trainings aimed at increasing Quality Assurance and Staff Retention.
“I am very excited about this opportunity and next chapter in my professional journey. CODAC’s vision aligns with the very reason I moved into management – access, quality and sustainability. I look forward to working with the staff and supporting the organization’s growth,” says Figueiredo, Chief Operating Officer, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare.
“We are pleased to have Susan join CODAC and look forward to seeing her contribution in this important and critical leadership role” said Linda Hurley, President and Chief Executive Officer, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare. “Susan has already demonstrated leadership and strategic planning to ensure the success of CODAC’s mission. We look forward to her continued success.”
About CODAC Behavioral Healthcare
Founded in 1971, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is Rhode Island’s oldest and largest provider of outpatient services for opioid use disorder, other substance use disorders, and concurrent behavioral health challenges. With nine locations across Rhode Island, CODAC is uniquely positioned to provide services when and where they are needed. For more information about CODAC, visit: www.codacinc.org.