College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Barbara B. Shortridge
Started at Walden University in 2013 as Contributing Faculty.
Human Services Board Certified Practitioner, July 2010 – present, Certificate #2117
Qualified Disaster Mental Health Responder, American Red Cross, 2008 - present
Licensed Employee Assistance Professional, North Carolina, 2003- present, License #124
Substance Abuse Professional, Federal qualification for Department of Transportation drug testing process, 2003- 2014.
Licensed Master of Social Work: South Carolina, 1989 - present. License #673
Registered, Master of Social Work: South Carolina, 1984-1989
Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), Employee Assistance Professionals Association, 1987 – June, 2018.
Certified Clinical Counselor, South Carolina Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, South Carolina, 1985 – 2007
I began working for Walden University in 2013 as a contributing faculty member and have continued to present. Prior employment includes: Counseling Program Coordinator for a Masters in Counseling with Webster University, Myrtle Beach Campus (2007-2014). Employee Assistance Administrator for BellSouth Telecommunications for 1989-2007, SC, NC LA, So. GA., Director of Outpatient Services with Lexington Richland Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Columbia, SC, 1984-1989.