VERMILLION, S.D. – Diane Sevening, MAC, a licensed addiction counselor and assistant professor in the Department of Addiction Studies at the University of South Dakota, was presented with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education, an organization of professors, teachers, professionals and programs specializing in addiction studies.
The INCASE Awards committee noted the importance of Sevenings’s work to aid faculty adjuncts in addiction studies across the nation to successfully transition from clinical work to academic work, and singled out her service as President-Elect of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.
Sevening has taught addiction studies at USD since 1982. She has been recognized by a number of regional and national organizations for her contributions to addiction studies, and was one of the founders of INCASE in 1990.