John Korkow

John Korkow

Assistant Professor

ADDICTION STUDIES

Julian Hall 353

Phone: (605) 658-5947

Email: John.Korkow@usd.edu

Bio:

John Korkow is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Addiction Studies at the University of South Dakota, and as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Lutheran Social Services, also in South Dakota. His research interests are alcohol and drug neurology, alcohol and drug counseling, Native Americans in college, and expansion of the use of qualitative research methodology in research (particularly grounded theory).


Teaching Interests:

Addiction counseling


Research Interests:

Addiction neurology, addiction counseling, Native Americans in college, and expansion of the use of qualitative research methodology in research (particularly grounded theory).


Education:

  • Ph D, Educational Psychology, University of South Dakota, 2008
  • MA, Counseling and Psychology, University of South Dakota, 2001
  • BS, Alcohol and Drug Studies, University of South Dakota, 2000

Licensures and Certifications:

  • CITI research Certification, CITI
  • ProFirstAid Basic, ProTrainings
  • Licensed Addiction Counselor, South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals
  • CITI research Certification, CITI
  • CITI research Certification, CITI
  • Substance Abuse Professional, American Substance Abuse Professionals, Inc. for Department of Transportation Substance Abuse
  • CITI research Certification, CITI
  • International Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (IAADC), International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium
  • Level III Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, South Dakota Certification Board for Alcohol & Drug Professionals

Research:

  • Reasoning Behind LGBTQ Methamphetamine Use, SPURA, (2015 - 2015)
  • The Intersection of SBIRT and Wellbriety, SPURA, (2014 - 2014)

Grants:

  • South Dakota Department of Health and the Opioid Abuse Task Force, South Dakota Department of Health. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2017 - 2017)

Publications:

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  • Korkow, John, Sevening, Diane, Zavadil, Francis, and Merrigan, Mary. Addiction Education: The Benefits of NASAC Accreditation The Department of Addiction Studies at the University of South Dakota. Edited by Jessica Gleason, 5. Vol. 5, Iss. 2. Washington, D.C.: NASAC Accreditation Website, 2018.
  • Newville, Rachel A., and Newville. Students support no smoking no vaping policies, 2. Vermillion, SD: The Volante, 2016.
  • Korkow, John. The Slippery Slope: The High Cost of Varying Standards for Certification and Licensure of Addiction Counselors in the United States, 2. Washington, D.C.: Advances in Addiction and Recovery, 2016.
  • Korkow, John. Requested article describing INCASE. In INCASE: The International Coalition of Addiction Educators, Past, Present and, edited by Jessica Gleason, 2. Vol. 3, Iss. 3. Washington, D.C.: Advances in Addiction & Recovery, 2015.
  • Norris, Debra, Korkow, John, Johnson, Marni, Williams, Mandy, and Merrigan, Mary. Pat; the Veteran Case..

Awards and Honors:

  • 15 years service as faculty in School of Health Sciences, USD School of Health Sciences, 2016
  • SHS Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, USD School of Health Sciences, 2016
  • Best Online Master's in Substance Abuse Counseling Degree Programs, Online Colleges, 2015
  • Top Rated Instructor School of Health Sciences, USD School of Health Sciences, 2015
  • NAADAC Speaker's Bureau, NAADAC, 2013

Presentations:

  • Korkow, John. Discussion of NASAC requirements. Presented at the NAADAC, Denver, Colorado. (September 24, 2017)
  • Korkow, John, Sevening, Diane. Benefits of NASAC Accreditation. Presented at the NAADAC Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado. (September 23, 2017)
  • Korkow, John, Osborn, Donald, Bowden, Kirk. NASAC, a Valuable Option for your Addiction Studies Program. Presented at the NASAC, a Valuable Option for your Addiction Studies Program , Online. (March 31, 2017)
  • Korkow, John, Osborn, Donald, Bowden, Kirk. Why Your School Should Seek NASAC Accreditation. Presented at the NAADAC webinar series online, webinar. (February 13, 2017)
  • Korkow, John, Leader Charge, Leon. The Intersection of Wellbriety and SBIRT. Presented at the National Indian Health Board , Webinar. (May 16, 2016)
  • Korkow, John, . The Intersection of SBIRT and Wellbriety. Presented at the Leading The Way, Washington, D.C.. (October 17, 2015)
  • Korkow, John, . Issues and Answers About Certification and Licensure. Presented at the Leading The Way, Los Angeles, California, USA. (April 18, 2015)
  • Korkow, John, . The Intersection of SBIRT and Wellbriety. Presented at the Leading The Way, Los Angeles, California, USA. (April 18, 2015)
  • Korkow, John. Education and the Law-Protecting Yourself, Your University and Your Students. Presented at the CAADE Leads the Way, Reno, Nevada. (April 19, 2013)
  • Korkow, John. Education and the Law: Protecting Yourself, Your University and Your students. Presented at the Leading the Way, Indianapolis, Indiana. (August 13, 2012)
  • Korkow, John. Education and the Law: Protecting Yourself, Your University and Your Students. Presented at the NCAD 2011, San Diego, CA. (September 19, 2011)
  • Sevening, Diane, Korkow, John. The path from a standard on-campus program to full online delivery of an entire Bachelor's degree & Master's degree: University of South Dakota Department of Alcohol & Drug Studies. Presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Washington, DC. (September 9, 2010)
  • Korkow, John. The Path from a Standard On-Campus program to Full Online Delivery of an Entire Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree: University of South Dakota Department of Alcohol and Drug Studies. Presented at the NCAD 2010 Conference, Washington, D.C.. (September 9, 2010)
  • Korkow, John. Native Americans and College Success. Presented at the Aspire Conference, Spearfish, SD. (October 2, 2009)
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