Continuing Education

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Looking to explore new career opportunities or to gain insights into today's top social work issues? Our continuing education department offers a variety of social work courses, workshops, and events for your professional development. All programs are taught by experienced, qualified health professionals (QHPs).

Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service is recognized by The State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers - #0066.

For more information about our social work continuing education programs, comments or suggestions for new courses, contact Keila Zapata-Kelly, Administrator of Continuing Education & Social Work Licensure via email at continuingedgss@fordham.edu or by phone at 212-636-6789.

Summer 2016 Courses

August

August 25, 2016
6:00pm-8:00pm
Introduction to Forensic Practice with Diverse Populations
2 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

August 27, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm
Introduction to Forensic Practice with Diverse Populations
3CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

Fall 2016 Courses

September

September 10, 17 and October 29, 2016
10:00am-4:15pm
Grief, Loss and Bereavement in Social Work Practice
15 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus  

September 17, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Nurturing a Contemplative Foundation in Your Clinical Practice
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

September 24, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Returning to Group Activities to Promote Relatedness and Reduce Social Isolation
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

October

October 1, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Palliative Care: Communicating With Clients Who Have Life-Limiting or Chronic Illnesses
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

October 15 & 22, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm (each day)
Treating Complex Children With Trauma
6 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

October 17, 2016
6:00pm-8:00pm
When Death Comes Knocking at the Door: Honoring End-of-Life Work in a Social Work Field Placement
2 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

October 29, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Trauma Informed Care Within a Cultural Framework
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

November

November 12, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Data Driven Nonprofits
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

November 12, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
DBT: Understanding the DBT Clinician's Role and How to Apply Its Principles to Any Treatment Modality
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

November 19, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Introduction to the Use of Psychodramatic Techniques in the Treatment of Alcoholism by Social Workers
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

December

December 3, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm
Introduction to Forensic Social Work Research, Practice, and Advocacy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons
4 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

December 3 & 10, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm (each day)
Palliative Care Social Work
8 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

Fall 2016 Certificate Programs

September

September 6 - December 17, 2016
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Training (CASAC-T)
85-Hour Certificate Program
Lincoln Center Campus

Fall 2016 Workshops & Special Events

September

BEING MORTAL DOCUMENTARY AND DISCUSSION

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
6:30 pm 

Fordham University
113 West 60th Street
12th Floor Lounge
New York, NY 10023

If you are interested in earning Continuing Education Hours - please purchase the social worker tickets.

JOIN US for a free screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE film Being Mortal hosted by End of Life Choices New York and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.

See the film and be part of a national conversation that brings medical professionals and community members together around the shared responsibility of discussing what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis. The screening will be followed by a panel featuring experts in end of life care. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ARE FREE.

Register Here

TRAUMA SYSTEMS THERAPY (TST) TRAINING 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Earn up to six (6) Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

This workshop will introduce participants to a framework for understanding the impact of trauma  in children and adolescents.  It will highlight the neurobiologicalical influences in chronic and severe trauma, identify a phase-oriented approach to treatment,  and emphasize the role of child servicing systems as well as mental health services in intervention and treatment.

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Fall 2016 Conferences

September


Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service & The Network for Social Work Management – New York City Chapter will host a day of Continuing Education and Professional Development: 

SOCIAL WORK MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP ADDRESSING CHALLENGES IN THE TRI-STATE AREA

Friday, September 16, 2016
8:30 am to 5:30 pm 

Fordham University
113 West 60th Street
12th Floor Lounge
New York, NY 10023

Earn up to seven (7) Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

Social work managers and human or social services professionals around the world are facing and addressing grand challenges that include ending homelessness, promoting family well-being, and achieving equality.  In the tri-state area - NY, NJ and CT, there are unique structural, diversity and volume concerns that we face unlike other cities and communities. Join us on September 16, 2016 to learn and discuss strategies and practices for management or leadership of programs, organizations and staff dedicated to serving others through nonprofit, academic, corporate or social entities and enterprises. 

For more information, contact newyorkcitychapter@socialworkmanager.org.

Register Here