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 for your professional development. Affordable and accessible, our seminars are designed to help your reach your career goals.
SEMINARS, LECTURES, AND CONFERENCES
We host a broad variety of seminars, lectures, and conferences on critical, timely subjects throughout the year. Recent programs include a diversity seminar and a workshop on trauma counseling for pastors.
Register now for our Immigration Reform: from Dreams to Reality
on April 7, 2013. Visit our Events page
for more information and to sign-up
Register now for the 30th Anniversary: Social Work Day at the United Nations
on March 25, 2013. Visit our Events page
for more information and to sign-up
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
Apply now for new program dates. To apply, go to the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders
page. New dates are as follows:
Lincoln Center Campus
1st Payment: Feb. 25th
1st Payment: April 1st
ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR TRAINING
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.
Learn more and register at our C.A.S.A.C Program
page. Registration for the Summer Semester is now open. Deadline is May 1, 2013.
Please view the application tab under the program page to learn more about the process and to download the application.
CONVENIENT ONLINE COURSES
Gain knowlegde 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:
Learn more and register today on our Online Courses page.
SELF-CARE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS
Often, the title social worker goes hand in hand with the term career burnout. In fact, 75% of social workers report experiencing burnout, which has been linked to increased sick time, poor work performance, long term disability and a general feeling of oppression by work.
In our free monthy Self-Care for Social Workers class, you will practice different stress-relieving skills with your peers.
- Classes are held once a month on Thursdays.
- The next dates are:
December 20, 2012 6:00PM-7:30PM
All classes can be taken separately, but space is limited. Register today for any date by sending an email to email@example.com
*Periodically, we'll host a free, three-hour self care workshop will be provided to explain the signs and symptoms of burnout and vicarious trauma, and to share self care tools.
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 heping 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.