Michael W. Johnson

Michael W. Johnson joined CARF as Managing Director of the Behavioral Health accreditation area in 2013. His responsibilities include the maintaining of standards for behavioral health, training and marketing to the behavioral health industry. A Certified Addictions Professional, Michael has more than 30 years of experience as a clinician, manager, and executive working in mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual disabilities. Michael has been a leader in the industry, providing expertise to national and state initiatives in training, accreditation, and EMR adoption. He was a CARF surveyor for 16 years and holds a Master's degree in communications from the University of Central Florida.