College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Orlando Wright holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Human Behavior from Capella University. Dr. Wright is the Director of Partnerships and Innovations at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Previously, he facilitated inter-agency collaboration across hospitals, community-based organizations and the Local Behavioral Health Authorities to optimize and develop behavioral health resources within Montgomery and Prince George County, Maryland.
Dr. Wright authored, “Parenting Status Offending Youth: Parent’s Perceptions of Diversionary Services in the Juvenile Justice System,” and co-authored, “Soaring into Greatness.” Dr. Wright has over 20 years of experience within the behavioral health space which includes board leadership, business case development, large scale behavioral health implementation projects, and population health training. Dr. Wright serves as adjunct faculty at Walden University.