Aliya Washington

Aliya Washington

Program Assistant, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

Aliya Washington


Aliya joined the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice as a Program Assistant in September 2019. She received a bachelor's in rehabilitation services from Alabama State University  with a concentration in addiction in 2017. Prior to joining the CBHJ, Aliya worked as a qualified mental health associate and intake counselor for individuals with co-occurring disorders. Since working in her field, her passion has grown for helping individuals who are currently involved in the legal system while simultaneously coping with a substance use disorder and mental illness.


Aliya currently serves as a program assistant for the Jail Diversion initiative. Her responsibilities include coordination, communication, organization, and data collection efforts between CBHJ staff and community partners across the state, as well as coordination and support of meetings and evaluation and research activities at the Center.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.S., Rehabilitation Services, Alabama State University
  • CADC Development Plan

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