2021 Continuing Education & Clinical Training

continuing education

Each year, Fellowship Hall offers continuing education classes for counselors. Classes are $40 each.

Please note that our classes are offered as in-person trainings on our campus in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center. Class size is limited to 35 students. In addition, students are required to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and complete COVID screening upon check-in.

Fellowship Hall is approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6839) and the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB) to provide credits for continuing education classes.

For more information on which credits are available for the courses we provide, please reference our course list below with continuing education units and types indicated. For the requirements for submitting credits for credential renewals, clinicians may visit the NCSAPPB website at http://www.ncsappb.org/ or the NBCC website at http://www.nbcc.org/

NCSAPPB Course Credit Descriptions

Training Fees

$40 single class – registration closes 48 hours prior to class

$20 single class for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. Email your current class schedule to training@fellowshiphall.com and we’ll send you a Student Discount Coupon Code. You must be currently enrolled to receive this discount.

  • Registration Fees are non-refundable but may be transferred to another individual for the same session with 24 hours advance notice.
  • Reservations will not be rolled over between sessions.
  • For information about possible group rates, please contact us at training@fellowshiphall.com.
  • Each class has been granted credit hours by the NCSAPPB and/or the NBCC (as indicated).
  • You must attend the entire training class to receive credit. If you arrive late, leave early, or are not present for any portion of training, a certificate will not be issued
  • Lost certificates will not be re-issued

Questions or complaints?
Contact our Outreach Coordinator at training@fellowshiphall.com or 336-621-3381.

For information regarding credit hours, contact the  NCSAPPB at 919-832-0975, or the NBCC at 336-547-0607


Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 1-5pm in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center on the Fellowship Hall Campus (5140  Dunstan Road, Greensboro, NC) – REGISTRATION CLOSED

Motivational Interviewing with Marty Weems Credits: 21-034-G NCSAPPB 3.75 hours GSB (EBT); NBCC 4

About the class: Even when clients wish to change, making the identified behavioral changes can be very challenging, especially related to substance use. This workshop will examine the nature of change and ambivalence through the lens of Motivational Interviewing (MI). We will also explore core MI concepts including: the spirit of MI; acceptance; fundamental principles; processes; and techniques. Come join us for an educational, entertaining, and interactive session on Motivational Interviewing!

About the presenter: Marty Weems is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in private practice in Hillsborough North Carolina. Previously, Marty was Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work for fifteen years. She has a wealth of knowledge regarding substance use disorders, mental health disorders, evidence-based practices, and clinical supervision. Marty is also a Motivational Interviewing Network Trainer (MINT).

Requirements to attend in person training:
  • Students must complete COVID screening upon check-in
  • Students must wear a mask
  • Students must practice social distancing
  • Class size limited to 35 students


Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 1-5pm in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center on the Fellowship Hall Campus (5140  Dunstan Road, Greensboro, NC)

Ethical Engagement in a Technological Age: How to Be an Engaged Clinician without Getting into Trouble with Jack Register Credits: 21-242-G NCSAPPB 3.75 hours GSB (ETHICS); NBCC 4

About the class: We’ll cover agency policy and procedure along with how the professional requirements of HIPAA and confidentiality change the ways in which we “live” online as clinicians. We’ll also cover the three key pitfalls of engaging with clients and coworkers in an online environment that will cause serious (and potentially legal) troubles for you and your agency; three key best practices as a leader/supervisor of direct care staff in a virtual environment; and recall the three “Rs” of self care and professional development for today’s technology engaged clinician (even if you don’t do teletherapy).

About the presenter: Jack A Register is a Clinical Social Worker Specialist in Greensboro. He graduated with honors in 2000 and has more than 21 years of diverse experiences.



Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 1-5pm in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center on the Fellowship Hall Campus (5140  Dunstan Road, Greensboro, NC)

Hooked on Technology with Leslie Hull-Kimball & Sarah McGuire Credits: 20-565-G NCSAPPB 4 hours GSB; NBCC 4

About the class: Hooked on Technology explores and helps the participant understand how technology has changed the way we connect. The intent of the presentation is to focus on providing psycho-educational information in order to raise awareness of the current impacts of technology. It explores four major areas of technology – video gaming, social media, cyberbullying and pornography – and discusses the impact that these four have on individuals. The presentation will also review the assessment tools to identify healthy and unhealthy impacts of technology.

About the presenters:

Leslie Hull-Kimball LISW-CP Supervisor, CSAT: Prior to beginning private practice in 2010, Ms. Hull-Kimball served for six years as the South Carolina clinical liaison for the Department of Juvenile Justice and Mental Health. She is recognized as a mental health expert for Greenville County Court and has been previously recognized by her peers at The Greenville Mental Health Center as the Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapist of the Year.

Additional experiences include working with Juvenile Drug Court of South Carolina; providing psycho-educational information and therapeutic support for parents of teens dealing with substance abuse issues; and working with a local hospice providing loss and grief counseling for terminally ill patients and their families.

Ms. Hull-Kimball has been a practicing clinician since 2002. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Converse College. Ms. Hull-Kimball completed her licensure as an LISW-CP Supervisor in 2008.

Sarah B. McGuire LISW-CP Supervisor, CSAT, CCPS, EMDR: With over 20 years of experience in the field of social work, Ms. McGuire has worked in South Carolina with the Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and the Continuum of Care. She was awarded Clinician of the Year in 2009 while working for a local non-profit.

Since 2007, Ms. McGuire has focused her experience on working with adolescents and adults with problematic sexual behaviors. She also is passionate about working with military members (former and active) and first responders to address and heal from trauma-related issues.

Ms. McGuire holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Political Science from Presbyterian College.



Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 1-5pm in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center on the Fellowship Hall Campus (5140  Dunstan Road, Greensboro, NC)

The Case for Yoga as Treatment for Substance Use Disorder Credits: 21-450-S NCSAPPB 3.75 hours SS (EBT)

About the Class: Yoga is now being studied and touted as a treatment for a range of mental health disorders, including substance use disorder. In this training, you will learn what yoga really is and how our latest understanding of neuroscience supports yoga as an intervention for substance use disorder, and how yoga is aligned with substance use recovery principles. You will learn about proposed outcomes of yoga as an intervention for substance use disorder. This training will include some basic mindful movement skills you can share with your clients to assist them with improving their emotion regulation and brain function, both important components of early recovery skills. You will have an opportunity to experience a full length, chair yoga class designed specifically to detoxify the body and support recovery. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a dharma circle which can also be used as an intervention and is similar to a process group.

About the presenter: Caroline Tisdale is a social worker by profession and graduated from the Joint Master of Social Work Program at UNCG and A & T State University. She started her career in social work as an outpatient therapist doing substance use counseling. She is a licensed clinical addictions specialist and a clinical supervisor intern with the NC Addictions Specialist Practice Board. She is a certified clinical complex trauma professional and has concentrated much of her work on using somatic skills to address substance use, trauma, and mental illness. She completed her yoga teacher training program with the Subtle Yoga for Behavioral Health program in Asheville, NC. Caroline uses somatic interventions, including yoga to assist clients with emotion regulation and firmly believes that the body can be its own healer. Caroline holds her LCSW, LCAS, CSI, CCTP-II, RYT200.



Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 1-5pm in the SECU Lecture Hall, Alumni Outpatient Center on the Fellowship Hall Campus (5140  Dunstan Road, Greensboro, NC)

Challenges of Working with Professionals and their Monitoring Programs with Joe Jordan Credits:  21-050-S, 4 hours SS; NBCC 4

About the class: Persons working in safety-sensitive occupations occupy a unique position in our culture and by extension, present with some unique needs and considerations in the treatment population. This has been recognized by The American Society of Addiction Medicine’s decision to incorporate a chapter in their guidebook for Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders on working with persons in Safety-Sensitive occupations. This presentation will focus on recognizing and addressing the identified special needs of this population and the monitoring organizations that assist safety-sensitive persons in obtaining and maintaining a recovery status. Specific examples within the state of North Carolina will be used to provide examples of monitoring agencies.

About the presenter: Dr. Jordan brings more than 25 years of experience in the areas of substance abuse and mental health disorders to his role as NCPHP’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to assuming this role in 2016, he worked at NCPHP for nine years, first as the Clinical Director before taking on the position of Executive Director.

Before joining NCPHP, Dr. Jordan was the Ethics Officer and Director of Special Projects for The National Board for Certified Counselors, served as clinical director for a long-term residential program, and provided emergency psychiatric evaluation services while completing his graduate degrees. Dr. Jordan has previously served on state and national committees and boards devoted to the study, development, and refinement of the field of substance abuse counseling. He earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degrees in Counseling and Counseling Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.