Continuing Education

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Looking to explore new career opportunities or to gain insights into today's top 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 programs, comments or suggestions for new continuing education courses, contact Keila Zapata-Kelly, Administrator of Continuing Education & Social Work Licensure via email at or by phone at 212-636-6789.

Summer 2016 Courses


August 25, 2016
Introduction to Forensic Practice with Diverse Populations
2 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

August 27, 2016
Introduction to Forensic Practice with Diverse Populations
Lincoln Center Campus

Fall 2016 Courses


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


October 1, 2016
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
When Death Comes Knocking at the Door: Honoring End-of-Life Work in a Social Work Field Placement
2 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 Conferences


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: 


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. 

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