Diane Sevening

Diane Sevening

Assistant Professor

ADDICTION STUDIES

Julian Hall 354

Phone: (605) 658-5946

Email: Diane.Sevening@usd.edu

Bio:

Addiction Studies faculty member for 34 years, State, National, and International addiction professional organizations officer.


Teaching Interests:

Pharmacology, psychopharmacology, ethics, co-occurring disorders, relapse prevention, treatment


Research Interests:

Higher education, pharmacology, psychopharmacology, treatment


Education:

  • EDD, Adult Higher Education, University of South Dakota, 1999
  • MA, Counseling, Guidance and Personnel Services, University of South Dakota, 1983
  • BS, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies, University of South Dakota, 1981

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Master Addiction Counselor (MAC), NCC AP
  • Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals (BAPP)
  • Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor Level III, South Dakota Certification Board for Addiciton Professionals

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.
  • Norris, Debra, Sevening, Diane, and Cochran, Carole. Suicide InfoGraphic..
  • Sevening, Diane. Spreading the News About Student Membership. In Advances in Addiction & Recovery, edited by Jessica Gleason, JD, pp. 7-8. Vol. Vol. 4, Iss. No. 2. Alexandria, VA: NAADAC, 2016.
  • Sevening, Diane. Announcing the William L. White student scholarship award. In Advances in Addiction & Recovery, edited by Jessica Gleason, JD, 1/P. 11. Vol. 3, Iss. No. 1. Alexandria, VA: NAADAC, 2015.

Awards and Honors:

  • Richard "Dick" Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award, International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE), 2017
  • Professor of the Game, USD Academic Affairs, 2017
  • In Appreciation for Service, NAADAC, 2016
  • USD Addictions Studies online master's degree ranked third, www.bestcounselingdegrees.net, 2016
  • USD best online MA substance abuse program in the country, OnlineColleges.net, 2015
  • SDAAPP Leadership Award, SDAAPP, 2012
  • NAADAC 2010 President's Award, The Association of Addiction Professionals, 2010
  • Exemplary Service, International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE), 2010

Presentations:

  • Sevening, Diane. All That Glitters Can Be Gold for Recruitment. Presented at the NAADAC/INCASE Annual Conference, Denver, CO. (September 24, 2017)
  • Korkow, John, Sevening, Diane. Benefits of NASAC Accreditation. Presented at the NAADAC Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado. (September 23, 2017)
  • Sevening, Diane. Student Recruitment Methods. Presented at the NAADAC/SAMHSA Workforce Development Recruitment Webinar. (September 12, 2016)
  • Sevening, Diane. Addiction Studies Students Benefits. Presented at the NAADAC Membership Webinar. (February 23, 2016)
  • Sevening, Diane. Addiction Studies Students Benefits. Presented at the NAADAC Membership Webinar. (February 10, 2016)
  • Sevening, Diane. Addiction Studies Students Benefits. Presented at the NAADAC Membership Webinar. (February 08, 2016)
  • Sevening, Diane. Affiliate Leadership Training: NAADAC Licensure & Certification Strategies. Presented at the NAADAC/INCASE Annual Conference, Bethesda, MD. (October 10, 2015)
  • Sevening, Diane. If you build it they will come, if you teach it they will .... Presented at the SHS Clinical Teaching Workshop, MUC. (September 25, 2015)
  • Sevening, Diane. Addiction Studies Students Benefits. Presented at the NAADAC Membership Webinar. (February 6, 2015)
  • Sevening, Diane. ASAM criteria. Presented at the NAADAC NC Regional Leadership Summit, Omah, NE. (July 25, 2014)
  • Sevening, Diane. A new legacy for addiction professionals. Presented at the Connecting the Profession: Building a Healthier Future, Atlanta, GA. (October 12, 2013)
  • Sevening, Diane. Revving the engines for recruitment: A panel discussion. Presented at the NAADAC Leading the Way, Indianapolis, IN. (August 14, 2012)
  • Sevening, Diane. Light my fire: Motivation to keep the candle lit at both ends. Presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, San Diego, CA. (September 20, 2011)
  • Sevening, Diane. Dancing with the students: Keeping up with the beat of classroom standards. Presented at the The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. (January 4, 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)
  • Sevening, Diane, Sevening, Ryan L.. Standard of excellence: Just how high are we supposed to set the bar?. Presented at the 8th Annual Hawaii Internation Conference on Education, Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa Marriott, Honolulu, HI. (January 8, 2010)