Substance Abuse Courses: Western Carolina University offers four 15-week courses that meet the substance abuse specific coursework requirements for licensure with the NCSAPPB. The courses are taught one afternoon/evening a week over a 10-15 week schedule at either the Asheville or Cullowhee campus on a rotating basis. Students are expected to first complete Addictions or SOCW 420/520 before taking the other three courses. For students who are not currently enrolled at WCU, the fee for each course is $425. (NO COLLEGE CREDIT GIVEN).
This program is approved by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board for 6 hours of continuing education. Hours of approval are 3 hours of Substance Abuse Specific including 1 hour of ethics and 3 hours of General Professional Skill Building. The approval number is 12-141-C.
Register for an open course or courses:
SOCW 420/520 Addictions—Cullowhee Monday 6-8:50 HHSB 349
SOCW 525 Science of Addiction—Biltmore Park Rm 335 Tuesday 6:05-8:50
SOCW 524 Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Practice-- Cullowhee Thursday 5:00-7:50
SOCW 420/520 Addictions—Cullowhee Monday 6-8:50
SOCW 522 Methods of Substance Abuse Treatment-- Biltmore Park Thursday 6:00-8:
Who Should Take These Courses?
For More Information on this program, please contact:
Dr. Leslie Temme
Department of Social Work
Phone: (828) 227-7112
For additional information about North Carolina licensure and certification in Substance Abuse follow the link below.
Organizations using a purchase order or who wish to be invoiced for the conference should email Dr. Susan Fouts at email@example.com.
Questions about registration for these courses should also be directed to Dr. Susan Fouts firstname.lastname@example.org