Upcoming Training Courses/Conferences (Live, Interactive Webinars and In-Person Courses)

The live, interactive webinar format is considered an in-person training.

The courses listed below are not sponsored or offered by the Board; they are only Board-approved as meeting the requirements for the approved continuing education hours.  If you are interested in attending one of the courses, please reach out to the contact person or sponsor for further information.  The Board cannot register you for these courses.

Upcoming 2024 Training Courses

February 23
Exam Prep 101: Reviewing the Basics of Addiction Counseling, “THE 12 CORE FUNCTIONS”
Webinar
Sponsored by K*Metamorphosis Counseling & Professional Development (www.DrKendra.org)
Presented by Kendra Davis
Contact Kendra Davis – 336-422-7729 ([email protected])
Approval code 23-243-S
Up to 9 hours SS (EBT)

February 23
UNC Clinical Institute Program:  Healing Trauma through the Internal Family System
Webinar / Chapel Hill (https://sswevents.unc.edu/clinical-lecture-institutes)
Sponsored by UNC School of Social Work
Presented by Tasha Hunter
Contact Deborah Barrett – 919-843-5818 ([email protected] or [email protected])
Approval number 23-598-C
Up to 12 hours GSB

February 24
REVIVE: Breathing Life Back into the Healing Space
Durham
Sponsored by More Than Therapy
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Felipe Blue – 919-729-6300 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-057-G
Up to 5.25 hours GSB (EBT)

February 27 & 28
Sustaining the Workforce: Collaboration, Innovation, & Endurance
Wrightsville Beach
Sponsored by Alcohol Drug Council of NC
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Judith Johnson-Hostetler – 919-218-3750 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-343-S
Up to 10 hours SS (includes 1.5 hours ETHICS)

February 28 & 29
Clinical Supervision Summit: Innovations in Clinical Supervision
Greenville
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Kim Truesdell – 252-744-5215 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-022-G
Up to 15 hours SS (CSS, including 2 hours of ETHICS)

March 1
UNC Clinical Institute Program:  Healing Trauma through the Internal Family System
Webinar / Chapel Hill (https://sswevents.unc.edu/clinical-lecture-institutes)
Sponsored by UNC School of Social Work
Presented by Tasha Hunter
Contact Deborah Barrett – 919-843-5818 ([email protected] or [email protected])
Approval number 23-598-C
Up to 12 hours GSB

March 6
De-escalation: Creating Calm & Safety

Charlotte
Sponsored by The Forum @ Hope Haven (https://theforumathopehaven.org/)
Presented by Barbara Thomas
Contact Barbara Thomas – 704-372-8809 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-166-G
Up to 3 hours GSB

March 4
UNC Clinical Lecture Series:  Survivor-focused Approaches to Sexual Intimacy & Pleasure
Webinar / Chapel Hill (https://sswevents.unc.edu/clinical-lecture-series)
Sponsored by UNC School of Social Work
Presented by Adrienne Michelle
Contact Deborah Barrett – 919-843-5818 ([email protected] or [email protected])
Approval number 23-598-C
Up to 2 hours GSB

March 6
Compassion Satisfaction: Preventing Burnout
Charlotte
Sponsored by The Forum @ Hope Haven (https://theforumathopehaven.org/)
Presented by Barbara Thomas
Contact Barbara Thomas – 704-372-8809 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-165-G
Up to 3 hours GSB

March 8
Advanced Suicide Risk Assessment: Intervention & Postvention
Greenville
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Mark Besen
Contact Lenore Legere – 252-744-5228 ([email protected])
Approval code 23-569-G
Up to 6 hours GSB

March 14
Shame: The Psychological Energy that Drives Addictive Disease
Webinar
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Jeff Georgi
Contact Kim Truesdell – 252-744-5215 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-052-S
Up to 4 hours SS (PSY)

March 14-16 and April 11-13
Partners Along the Journey: Clinical Supervision Institute
North Wilkesboro
Sponsored by Evolve Fire Counseling
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Angela Brooks-Livingston – 336-902-4256 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-223-C
Up to 45 hours (GSB & SS, including specialty hours in CSS)

March 15
Now What? When You’re Subpoenaed Into Family Court
Webinar
Sponsored by The Mediation Center
Presented by Jeanne Cummings
Contact Brooke Collins – 828-251-6089 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-051-G
Up to 1.5 hours GSB

March 15
Supporting Dually Diagnosed Youth & Their Families: Innovative Interventions & Professional Advocacy Training
Greensboro
Sponsored by Behavioral Health Springboard
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Gwen Ricks – 919-843-6083 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-228-G
Up to 6 hours GSB

March 18
Mental Health 101 Basics
Charlotte
Sponsored by The Forum @ Hope Haven (https://theforumathopehaven.org/)
Presented by Barbara Thomas
Contact Barbara Thomas – 704-372-8809 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-165-G
Up to 3 hours GSB

March 20
Treating Adolescents & Young Adults: The Clinical Approach (Breathe Easy NC Professional Development Series)
Webinar
Sponsored by South Piedmont AHEC (https://www.southpiedmontahec.org/courses-and-events/72230/treating-adolescents-and-young-adults-the-clinical-approach-breathe-easy-nc-professional-development-series)
Presented by Richard Chung
Contact Cortney Fowler – 618-974-3986 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-014-S
Up to 1.5 hours SS (ND)

March 21 & 22
Trauma Therapy: An Eclectic Blend of EMDR, Polyvagal Interventions, & Ego States Therapy
Greenville
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Kim Truesdell – 252-744-5215 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-006-G
Up to 13 hours GSB (EBT)

March 21
The Trauma of Incarceration & the Impact on Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Greensboro
Sponsored by Fellowship Hall
Presented by Kayla Fenty
Contact Kelly Scaggs – 336-553-6646 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-019-S
Up to 4 hours SS

March 26
Effective Chronic Pain Mangement: Helping Clients Understand & Improve Their Experience with 3rd Wave CBT Approaches
Wilmington
Sponsored by SEAHEC (https://www.seahec.net/courses-and-events/72774/effective-chronic-pain-management-helping-clients-understand-and-improve-their-experience-with-3rd-wave-cbt-approaches)
Presented by Deborah Barrett
Contact Jennifer Whitley – 910-667-9339 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-179-G
Up to 6 hours GSB (EBT)

March 26-27
2024 Family Conference: Using an Intersectional Lens to Provide Family-Centered Care
Greenville
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Lenore Legere – 252-744-522 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-224-G
Up to 11.25 hours GSB (includes 2 hours CSS based on sessions attended)

March 29
Clinical Supervision II:  Basic & Advanced Clinical Supervision Skills with Ethics – Exploring Your Own Process in Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counseling
Leicester
Sponsored by Asheville Training & Supervision
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 23-613-C
Up to 7.5 hours SS (CSS) (ETHICS) (EBT)

April 4
HIV & Hepatitis C Counseling & Ethics in Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Webinar
Sponsored by Asheville Counseling & Training
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-023-S
Up to 3 hours SS (HIV)

April 5
Mastery Unleashed: Supercharge Your Prevention Skills
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Nicole Augustine
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-017-G
Up to 3 hours GSB

April 9-11
Positive Culture Framework
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Health & Safety Culture at Montana State University (https://chsculture.org/2024-pcf-training/)
Presented by Katherine Dively
Contact Katherine Dively – 715-680-1338 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-162-G
Up to 13.75 hours GSB

April 11-13
Partners Along the Journey: Clinical Supervision Institute

North Wilkesboro
Sponsored by Evolve Fire Counseling
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Angela Brooks-Livingston – 336-902-4256 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-223-C
Up to 45 hours (GSB & SS, including specialty hours in CSS)

April 12
An Overview of Best Practice Tobacco Dependence Treatment with a Focus on Behavioral Health Populations
Webinar
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Kim Bayha
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-012-S
Up to 3 hours GSB (ND)

April 15
UNC Clinical Lecture Series:  Alcohol, Buprenorphine, Cannabis, & Other ABCs of Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Webinar / Chapel Hill (https://sswevents.unc.edu/clinical-lecture-series)
Sponsored by UNC School of Social Work
Presented by Orrin Ware
Contact Deborah Barrett – 919-843-5818 ([email protected] or [email protected])
Approval number 23-598-C
Up to 2 hours SS (EBT)

April 16
Communicating to Support Tobacco-Free Living … Words, Tone & Images Matter
Webinar
Sponsored by South Piedmont AHEC (https://www.southpiedmontahec.org/courses-and-events/72231/communicating-to-support-tobacco-free-livingwords-tone-and-images-all-matter-breathe-easy-nc-professional-development-series)
Presented by Kim Bayha
Contact Cortney Fowler – 618-974-3986 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-015-S
Up to 1.5 hours SS (ND)

April 18 – 19
Enhancing Knowledge & Skills in Adult Mental Health
Greenville
Sponsored by Eastern AHEC
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Kim Truesdell – 252-744-5215 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-341-C
Up to 12 hours (GSB, SS & specialty hours including ETHICS & EBT available based on sessions attended)

April 19
Empowering Inclusivity: LGBTQIA+ Youth Substance Use Prevention & Inclusive Language
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Ashley Osborne
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-025-S
Up to 3 hours SS

April 22 – 25
Motivational Interviewing:  The Basics
Webinar
Sponsored by South Piedmont AHEC (https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scuqtpjooEtBdb-Zv9Jh4ofE7R1Ky66Kh)
Presented by Sherry Cahn
Contact Sherry Cahn – 336-469-8260 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-054-G
Up to 13 hours GSB (EBT)

April 26
UNC Clinical Institute Program:  What’s My Story? The Reconstructive Power of Narrative Therapy
Webinar / Chapel Hill (https://sswevents.unc.edu/clinical-lecture-institutes)
Sponsored by UNC School of Social Work
Presented by Mauricio Yabar
Contact Deborah Barrett – 919-843-5818 ([email protected] or [email protected])
Approval number 23-598-C
Up to 6 hours GSB

April 26
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Skills & Practice
Leicester
Sponsored by Asheville Counseling & Training
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-023-S
Up to 7 hours SS (EBT)

April 26
Ethical Horizons: Navigating Prevention with Integrity
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Nicole Augustine
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-018-G
Up to 3 hours GSB (ETHICS)

April 26
Ethics with Kim Strom
Wilmington
Sponsored by SEAHEC
Presented by Kim Strom-Gottfried
Contact Jennifer Whitley – 910-667-9339 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-342-G
Up to 4 hours GSB (ETHICS)

April 30
Supporting Youth with IDD & Substance Use
Webinar
Sponsored by Behavioral Health Springboard
Presented by Wanda Brown-Ramseur
Contact Gwen Ricks – 919-843-6083 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-230-G
Up to 3.5 hours GSB

May 1-3
2024 Women’s Recovery Conference: Finding Balance Amid Constant Change
Asheville
Sponsored by MAHEC (https://mahec.net/home/event/72713)
Presented by Multi-faculty
Contact Barbara Warren – 828-257-4400 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-180-C
Up to 15.5 hours (SS & GSB, specialty hours including EBT, PSY, ETHICS, CSS, & HIV available based on sessions attended)

May 2
Bacterial and Bloodborne Infections
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Reid Getty
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-011-S
Up to 3 hours GSB (HIV)

May 9
(Community) Supervision & Opioid Use Disorder: Building Partnerships, Removing Barriers, & Increasing Access
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Margaret Bordeaux
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-045-S
Up to 3 hours SS

May 12
Supporting Youth with IDD & Substance Use
Webinar
Sponsored by Behavioral Health Springboard
Presented by Wanda Brown-Ramseur
Contact Gwen Ricks – 919-843-6083 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-230-G
Up to 3.5 hours GSB

May 16
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Christie Whisenant
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-010-G
Up to 3 hours GSB

May 17 & 24
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Skills & Practice
Webinar (May 17th) & Leicester (May 24th)
Sponsored by Asheville Counseling & Training
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-023-S
Up to 10 hours SS (EBT) (PSY)

June 6
Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of Substance Use Prevention, Recovery, & Social Determinants of Health
Charlotte
Sponsored by Center for Prevention Services
Presented by Christopher Campau
Contact Ashlyn Sexton – 704-738-3319 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-026-S
Up to 3 hours SS

June 9
Ecotherapy Skills & Practice in Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Leicester
Sponsored by Asheville Counseling & Training
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-023-S
Up to 7 hours SS

June 20
Ethics in Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment
Webinar
Sponsored by Asheville Counseling & Training
Presented by Linda Harrison
Contact Linda Harrison – 828-380-2948 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-023-S
Up to 4 hours SS (ETHICS)

June 20
Using EMDR with Substance Using Clients
Greensboro
Sponsored by Fellowship Hall
Presented by Caroline Tisdale
Contact Kelly Scaggs – 336-553-6646 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-020-S
Up to 4 hours SS (EBT)

June 20 – 21
THE GATEKEEPER: Understanding the Ethical Responsibilities of the Clinical Supervisor
Winston Salem
Sponsored by K*Metamorphosis Counseling & Professional Development (www.DrKendra.org)
Presented by Kendra Davis
Contact Kendra Davis – 336-422-7729 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-347-S
Up to 15 hours GSB (CSS) (ETHICS)

July 8 – 11
Motivational Interviewing:  The Basics
Webinar
Sponsored by South Piedmont AHEC (https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf-qvrzgoGNMkmDtAnpulfyWA3amlCNyt)
Presented by Sherry Cahn
Contact Sherry Cahn – 336-469-8260 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-054-G
Up to 13 hours GSB (EBT)

September 12 – 13
THE GATEKEEPER: Understanding the Ethical Responsibilities of the Clinical Supervisor
Winston Salem
Sponsored by K*Metamorphosis Counseling & Professional Development (www.DrKendra.org)
Presented by Kendra Davis
Contact Kendra Davis – 336-422-7729 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-347-S
Up to 15 hours GSB (CSS) (ETHICS)

September 19
Sexual Health Risk Reduction Counseling: Skills to Address HIV/STI/BBP
Greensboro
Sponsored by Fellowship Hall
Presented by Caroline Tisdale
Contact Kelly Scaggs – 336-553-6646 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-021-G
Up to 4 hours GSB (HIV)

October 14 – 17
Motivational Interviewing:  The Basics
Webinar
Sponsored by South Piedmont AHEC (https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqc-ytpjkpHdUPNZ-5rIlTsUx9wbV1JWqu)
Presented by Sherry Cahn
Contact Sherry Cahn – 336-469-8260 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-054-G
Up to 13 hours GSB (EBT)

December 5 – 6
THE GATEKEEPER: Understanding the Ethical Responsibilities of the Clinical Supervisor
Winston Salem
Sponsored by K*Metamorphosis Counseling & Professional Development (www.DrKendra.org)
Presented by Kendra Davis
Contact Kendra Davis – 336-422-7729 ([email protected])
Approval code 24-347-S
Up to 15 hours GSB (CSS) (ETHICS)