Substance Abuse Counselor
Are you interested in earning your NC Substance Abuse Counseling Certification? Take your first step with our Substance Abuse Counseling Education course! This online course taught via Blackboard will take you on an journey learning about screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, report and record keeping, consultation with other professionals in regard to client treatment and services, and referral to treat addictive disorder or disease and help prevent relapse. This program has been approved by the NCSAPPB board (code 16-100-H-S). There are additional requirements to become a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor such as supervision and clinical experience. Students will be responsible for completing this requirement. For more information on the state requirement to become a CSAC, go to Beverly Cates and Loretta Ebison will be the instructors for this program. The $185.00 fee for this program does not include any fees required by the NCSAPPB towards the individual’s certification. Books for the course are available at the BCCC bookstore (book prices subject to change). Students will need to provide, at a minimum, an official high school transcript.

**Please note: this is not a certification class. As stated in the course description, this class has been approved to provide the 300 hours of educational credit that is required for certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board. Please visit for certification details.

For more information or to register, please contact:
Continuing Education Registration & Records Clerk
Phone: 252-940-6375