Melissa Dittberner

Temp Lecturer

ADDICTION COUNSELING AND PREVENTION

McKusick Technology Center 211

Phone: (605) 658-6140

Email: Melissa.Dittberner@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

I love to teach about drug and alcohol prevention, helping skills and telehealth technology.


Research Interests:

My research interests are substance use and sex trafficking.


Education:

  • Ph D, Human Development and Educational Psychology, USD, 2018
  • MA, Addiction Studies, University of South Dakota, 2014
  • BS, Addiction Studies, University of South Dakota, 2012

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Functional Movement Techniques Basic, Sanford Sports Physical Therapy
  • Post-Secondary Teaching, USD Graduate School and the Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Certified Prevention Specialist, BAPP
  • Advanced Muscular Therapy for the Low Back, Pelvic Girdle & Thighs, Sioux Falls Therapeutic Massage and Education Center
  • Prevention Specialist , BAPP

Grants:

  • Opioid ECHO, State of South Dakota. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2019 - 2019)