Addictions Counseling is a program that will help you understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction and recovery. Our faculty members are committed to providing you with a learning experience that will take you beyond basic educational theory to innovative evidence-based practices. They are experienced practitioners prepared to unfold the connection between theory, research and practice.

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Jack Brady; MEd, PhD (ABD) Asst Prof; Criminal Justice jack.brady@indwes.edu


Jack Brady grew up in Texas where he served as a police officer and probation officer before moving to Indiana. Jack served as the Grant County Coroner and Sheriff’s Chaplain in Marion. He traveled to the former Soviet Union four times serving in orphanages, prisons, and schools. After Sept. 11, Jack counseled police, fire, and EMS workers at Ground Zero on four occasions. Jack is married to Sara who works at IWU and has three children who are IWU graduates: Jill, Scott, and Travis.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1973, Hardin-Simmons University
  • M.Ed., 1981, University of North Texas


  • Restorative programs such as the Drug Court and Re-entry Court in Grant County.
  • Mentoring at-risk youth; seeking ways to recruit more volunteers to mentor at-risk youth.

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