Substance Abuse Courses: Western Carolina University offers four 15-week courses (or 9 week during the summer) 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 $450. (NO COLLEGE CREDIT GIVEN).
This program is approved by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board. Each course is approved for 3 hours of Substance Abuse Specific Education. The approval number is 12-141-C.
Register for an open course by clicking on the course title below:
SOCW 526 Science of Addiction-- Biltmore Park, Room 345 / Tuesday evening 6:00-9:00pm
Who Should Take These Courses?
For more information on this program, please contact:
Patricia M Morse, PhD, LCSW
Professor and Head
Department of Social Work
For additional information about North Carolina licensure and certification in Substance Abuse:
Organizations using a purchase order or who wish to be invoiced for the conference should email Dr. Susan Fouts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about registration for these courses should also be directed to Dr. Susan Fouts email@example.com