Human Services Helpful Links
Professional Organization, Regulation, & Accreditation Sites:
- Council for Standards for Human Service Education (CSHSE)
- National Organization for Human Services (NOHS)
- Southern Organization for Human Services (SOHS)
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- North Carolina Counseling Association (NCCA)
- North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC)
- American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT)
- North Carolina Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (NCAMFT)
- American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC)
- National Board for Certified Pastoral Counselors (NBCPC)
- American Psychiatric Association (APA)
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
- North Carolina Psychiatric Association (NCPA)
- North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB)
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- The North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA)
- North Carolina Psychology Board (NCPA)
- North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board (NCSAPCB)
- National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
- National Association of Social Workers- North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC)
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
- Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
- North Carolina Social Work Certification & Licensure Board (NCSWCLB)
- Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)
Information & Research Sites:
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- National Institute on Aging (NIA)
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- U.S. Government Portal
- North Carolina Government Portal
- Buncombe County Government
- Asheville City Government
- North Carolina General Assembly
- North Carolina General Assembly- General Statutes
Area College & University Sites Offering Advanced Studies in the Helping Professions:
- Western Carolina University
Offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the helping professions including Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, and Counseling.
Location: Cullowhee, NC.
- Warren Wilson College
Offers undergraduate programs in the helping professions including Psychology and Social Work.
Location: Swannanoa, NC.
- University of North Carolina- Asheville
Offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the helping professions including those in Social Work, Psychology, and Sociology.
Location: Asheville, NC.
- Montreat College
Offers undergraduate programs in the helping professions including Human Services and Psychology.
Location: Montreat, NC.
- Mars Hill College
Offers undergraduate programs in the helping professions including those in Social Work, Psychology, and Sociology.
Location: Mars Hill, NC.
- Western Piedmont Community College
Offers an associates degree in Human Services Technology with a certificate in substance abuse.
Location: Morganton, NC.
- Southwestern Community College
Offers an associates degree in Human Services Technology with a concentration in substance abuse.
Location: Sylva, NC.
Occupation & Wage Information Sites:
Employment Security Commission of North Carolina
Provides labor market information including employment and wages in North Carolina according according to occupation.
- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides basic information on various occupations, including job descriptions, job growth, wages, and etc.