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Jon Dunbar

Jon Dunbar-Cooper, M.A., C.P.P.

Public Health Analyst
Division of Systems Development
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
5600 Fishers Lane
Sixteenth Floor - Room – 16E07B
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (240) 276-2573
Email: jon.dunbar@samhsa.hhs.gov

Biographical Summary

Jon Dunbar-Cooper, M.A., C.P.P. is Public Health Analyst at the Division of Systems Development, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). He was Project Coordinator for the National Network for Runaway and Homeless youth’s Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Youth in High Risk situations project. He also served as planning liaison for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s (CSAP’s) Training Systems project, Technical Assistance and Training Manager for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s State Systems Technical Assistance project, and State Services Coordinator for the CSAP Prevention Technical Assistance and Training to the States project. For eight years, he was a Public Health Advisor managing Substance abuse Prevention Block Grant and Discretionary Grants. He was also the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for the SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence for 6 years and managed the development of TIP 58”Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.” Mr. Dunbar-Cooper has served on the SAMHSA Women Coordinating Committee, Homelessness Workgroup, Recovery Workgroup, SAMHSA Co-Occurring Matrix Workgroup, SAMHSA’s Co-occurring Policy Academy and Native American Co-occurring Policy Academy Workgroups, and the Co-occurring Medications Workgroup. Currently he serves as the Alternate COR for the SAMHSA Tribal Technical Assistance Center and the Native Connections contracts, and Program Evaluation for Prevention contract. He is also a subject matter expert for substance misuse prevention, FASD prevention and treatment, SBIRT, prevention’s role in recovery, preventing non-medical use of prescription drugs and overdose deaths, and Tribal behavioral health issues.