Dr. Coyne Bio
Dr. Coyne is a nationally recognized clinician and adult educator providing evidenced based learning solutions e.g., training, education, technical assistance and consultation services regarding the assessment, treatment, and outcomes monitoring of substance abuse disorders. He has provided training in over 40 states, and has worked with several states, and one other country on the development and implementation of web based performance improvement and outcomes monitoring systems.
    Dr. Thomas Coyne
He is one of the most, if not the most experienced educator in the country regarding the correct administration and application of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI). While he is most notably recognized for his work regarding the clinical, program evaluation and research uses of standardized assessment tools e.g., ASI, and Uniform Patient Placement Criteria e.g., ASAM, he also has extensive experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of training, technical assistance and technology transfer nationally on a variety of topic areas and projects in the substance abuse field.
He received his doctorate from Columbia University, where he examined the "Learning Transfer Systems" of Community Based Treatment Programs. He continues to examine the systemic factors (trainee, training design, and work environment characteristics) that influence learning, learning transfer, innovation adaptation, and treatment outcomes in community based organizations (CBO's). He has long been an advocate of the use of evidenced based adult learning practices to implement evidenced based treatment practices, and turning treatment agencies into learning organizations.
He has worked with numerous governmental entities on county, state, national, and international levels. His expertise and services have been used on numerous contracts and grants held with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Center on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (CASA), Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation, Office of National Drug Control and Policy (ONDCP), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Drug Court Institute (NDCI), and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP).
Evidence Based - Proven Effective - Designed for Transfer