Margaret Good, MSEd, LPCC, LSW

Consultant and Trainer
Center for Evidence-Based Practices - Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Margaret Good has worked in community-based behavioral healthcare specializing in providing services to persons diagnosed with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.  During her 30 years in the field, she held many positions and executed many responsibilities for the provision of care including program development, management, direct care, training, and supervision. She has experience in crisis intervention, residential treatment, community counseling, social work and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT).

Ms. Good has recently joined the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education as a Fidelity Specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Staff Engagement and Retention
  • Professional Workforce Development
  • Implementation Strategies for Best Practices
  • Interventions for Co-occurring Disorders (Mental Health & Substance Use)
  • Motivating Behavior Change
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Margaret Good earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of  Education in Community Counseling  from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio.