Continuing Education & Clinical Training

continuing education

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 or the NBCC website at

NCSAPPB Course Credit Descriptions


Training Fees


$40 single class – registration closes 24 hours prior to class

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

$50 walk up registration – subject to availability

  • 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
  • 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 or 336-621-3381.  

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



Thursday, October 18, 2018, 1:00-5:00PM
Evidenced Based Practices for Co-Occurring Disorders
credits: 4 NBCC; 3.75 NCSAPPB (SS) (PSY) (EBT) (ETHICS .5) Credit 18-050-S
presented by Joanna Linn, Ph.D., LPCS, LCAS, CCS, NCC

This training will explore practical implications of current research involving co-occurring disorders. A structured but flexible model will be presented to assist professionals in evaluating and engaging individuals effectively. Interactive learning methods will be emphasized throughout this training to address an array of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse needs in an integrated treatment approach.

Topics will include: identifying the complex needs of individuals with co-occurring disorders in substance abuse treatment systems; utilizing a quadrant system for basic screening, treatment planning and referral; an overview of evidence-based interventions and treatment applications for co-occurring disorders; as well as ethical and licensure considerations of scope of practice for practitioners and supervisors.

About the presenter: Joanna received her undergraduate degree in education, her master’s degree in Counseling from Wake Forest University and her doctorate in counseling and counselor education from UNC-Charlotte. She has been a counselor in a variety of settings ranging from Opioid Addiction Clinics and Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Programs to counseling patients with alcohol and drug-related trauma in a Level I Trauma Center. Her research areas of interest include Empathy and Secondary Traumatic Stress, Compassion Satisfaction in Helping Professionals, and Evidence Based Practices in Addiction Treatment. She currently works in Corporate Compliance at an MCO, teaches classes in substance abuse counseling and wellness as an adjunct instructor at a local community college, and conducts trainings throughout the state for NC Council of Community Programs and AHEC. She has presented at multiple organizational, regional, state, and national conferences and is a past chair of the Cutting Edges Techniques committee of the IAAOC division of the American Counseling Association.

Walk up registration is $50