Jerry Moe

Jerry Moe, MA, MAC, CET II is Vice President, National Director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, and Denver, Colorado. An Advisory Board Member of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), he is internationally known as an author, lecturer, and trainer on issues for young children from addicted families. Jerry received the 2005 America Honors Recovery Award from the Johnson Institute, the 2000 Ackerman/Black Award from NACoA for “significantly improving the lives of children of alcoholics in the United States and around the world.” Jerry’s latest book is Understanding Addiction and Recovery Through a Child’s Eyes: Hope, Help, and Healing for Families. Jerry’s work has been featured on numerous television shows and publications. He was featured on the PBS documentary Lost Childhood: Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family. He was also recently featured in the Nick News special, “Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics, which won the Emmy award in September 2011. Jerry has been developing programs and facilitating groups for children from addicted families since 1977.