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Karen A. Plavan, Ph.D., CIP

Karen A. Plavan, Ph.D., CIP

Dr. Plavan is the Executive Director of The Oasis Recovery Center and a Certified Intervention Professional.  She serves as Chair, The Coalition for Leadership Education and Advocacy for Recovery (CLEAR) and the Co-Chair of The Pittsburgh Pastoral Care Conference.  Dr. Plavan taught in the Graduate Program in Addiction Studies, Penn State University.  She served as President of the Allegheny County Alcohol and Drug Planning Council and served on the GOAL Project Board of Directors, teaching addiction studies abroad.  Dr. Plavan received her M.Ed. & Ph.D. in Counselor Education from The University of Pittsburgh