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Ms. Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson

Ms. Nicole Johnson, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, LISW-CP
Adjunct Lecturer

Office: Lauretta Taylor Building
Phone: 910-672-1334
Fax : 910-672-1755


Master of Social Work (MSW)
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC  

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Ms. Johnson is appointed by the FSU Graduate Council as Special Graduate Faculty. She teaches within the Masters of Social Work and Military Behavioral Health Graduate Certificate Programs.

Ms. Johnson is licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Independent Social Worker-Clinical Practice (LISW-CP). She is also licensed in North Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS). 

Ms. Johnson has an extensive practice background in mental health, working with families and children experiencing severe emotional, mental, and physical trauma, and with military behavioral health within Special Forces Command. Ms. Johnson has provided behavioral health services for the Army, Navy, Air-Force, and Marines, both CONUS and OCONUS. She is trained in many evidence-based treatments for trauma and is a part of a Cognitive Processing Therapy Learning Collaborative with Duke University.  

Ms. Johnson is the Co-Chair of the Fayetteville Local Program Unit for the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and a board member on the NASW-NC Ethics Committee. She is a volunteer with the Highlands Chapter of the Red Cross and a member of the Fayetteville Behavioral Health Association.   Ms. Johnson is a strong advocate for social work education. She believes in the importance of demonstrating "Excellence in Social Work", a theme she uses to promote strong social work values, ethics, and attitudes among social work students and professionals. 

Teaching Courses

SWRK 610: Social Work Practice with Families
SWRK 620: Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents
SWRK 627: Assessment and Evidence-based Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Social Workers
Council on Social Work Education
Phi Alpha Honor Society

Research Interests

Culturally-sensitive Pedagogy
Retention and Graduation rates of First-generation College Students
Trauma Informed Schools
Faculty Cultural Competence Ethical Considerations for New Social Workers

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