Community Rounds
January 11, 2023

Recommendations for Culturally Recentering Reinforcement-Based Substance Use Disorder Interventions in Collaboration with Rural Tribal Communities

Kait Hirchak, PhD, MHPA (Eastern Shoshone)


Kait Hirchak, PhD, MHPA (Eastern Shoshone)
Katherine (Kait) Hirchak, PhD, MHPA is a descendant of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health and is also faculty in the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative at Washington State University. For almost 15 years, she has partnered with Tribal communities to enhance health equity and well-being. Dr. Hirchak is currently funded by NIAAA to culturally and developmentally adapt contingency management and behavioral economics among 18-29 year olds in partnership with a rural reservation outpatient treatment center.