Fordham GSS Continuing Education
Social work education does not end with graduation. If you're exploring new career opportunities or looking for insights on today's top issues, our Continuing Education department offers a great variety of courses, workshops, and events for your professional development. Affordable and accessible, our seminars are designed to help you reach your career goals.
This page contains a brief overview of each of our programs. For more information on any section please click the tabs on the left.
Changing the Image of African Diaspora Women:
March 20, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Join several prominent women in a discussion of how the stereotypical view of African Diaspora Women is created and perpetuated in our society and what we can do to change it. Register HERE.
Learn about todays's newest Social Work innovations, earn CEU credits, or prepare yourself for the LMSW Exam. Our upcoming courses put you back in the classroom and face to face with some of Fordham's best professors and accomplished alumni. Learn more at our Upcoming Courses page and register today. If you are interested in subscribing to our mailing list, click HERE to complete the online form.
SEMINARS, LECTURES, AND CONFERENCES
ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR TRAINING (CASAC)
You don't need a background in social work to become a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (C.A.S.A.C.) Our C.A.S.A.C. Program provides the education and training needed for the C.A.S.A.C. license.
CASAC Application Due March 15th!
Learn more and register at our C.A.S.A.C. Program page. Registration for the Spring 2014 Semester, beginning May 10th 2014, is now open. Application deadline for the Spring 2014 Semester is March 15th, 2014. Please view the application tab under the program page to learn more about the process and to download the application.
COMMUNITY RESOURCENETWORK(CRN) INITIATIVE (NEW & FREE)
The Continuing Education Department understands the need for agencies to gather together and share resources. It is through partnerships and linkages that organizations are able fill their gaps in service delivery and to help maintain consumer capacity in current programs. The C.R.N. is a structured monthly gathering designed to allow agencies to meet and share comprehensive information on their services, upcoming events, and referral process.
Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month from 8:30am - 10:00am and include refreshments. Our February 14th meeting was cancelled due to severe winter weather. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Click HERE to register for the next CRN meeting.
Click HERE to visit our CRN page and learn more about meetings and current members.
SELF CARE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS
In our bimonthy Self-Care for Social Workers class, you will practice different stress-relieving skills with your peers.
- Classes are held once every other month on Tuesdays from 6:30PM - 8:00PM (Light Refreshments Provided Begining at 6:00pm)
- Upcoming 2014 classes:
February 25, 2014
April 29, 2014
June 24, 2014
All classes can be taken separately, but space is limited.
Click HERE to register for any of the above Self Care for Social Workers dates.
Click HEREto visit our Self Care for Social Workers page and learn
more about classes and other resources.
CONVENIENT ONLINE COURSES
Learn more and register today on our Online Courses page.
Gain knowledge on some of today's most interesting and dynamic social work topics with our convenient Online for Success seminars. The programs are conducted entirely online, so you can fit the coursework around your schedule.
Online seminars include:
BUILDING BETTER NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT LEADERS
The Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders is a new initiative jointly sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Service and the Graduate School of Business Administration. Participants have called it “invaluable,” “powerful” and “vital”for their careers.
The program offers top-notch executive training tailored to the needs of nonprofits, plus a year of private mentoring by a currect or recent CEO of a nonprofit organization.
The specialized program was founded and is run by Allan Luks, a renowned public service executive who was named the Nonprofit Leader of the Year by Crain's New York Business Magazine.
Apply now for new spring 2014 program dates. To apply, go to the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders page. New dates are as follows:
LINCOLN CENTER CAMPUS
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Courses are held mainly at our Lincoln Center Campus and occasionally in Westchester. We also offer online seminars. All programs are taught by experienced Fordham University faculty and adjuncts.
We look forward to helping you get where you want to go in your career. For more information about our programs, suggestions for new seminars, or any other comments about continuing education, please contact: Jade de Saussure, Program Coordinator at (212) 636-6657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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