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).

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 continuingedgss@fordham.edu or by phone at 212-636-6789.

Spring/Summer 2016 Courses

May

May 7, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Palliative Care Social Work with Family Caregivers
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

May 14, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm
Palliative Care: Communicating With Clients Who Have Life-Limiting or Chronic Illness
4 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

May 14 & 21, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm (each day)
Palliative Care Social Work
8 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

June

June 4, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm
Pediatric Palliative Care for Social Workers
4 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

June 4, 11 & 18, 2016
10:00am-4:15pm (each day)
Grief, Loss and Bereavement in Social Work Practice
15 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus 

June 4, 11 & 25, 2016
9:00am-4:30pm (each day)
Executive Education Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
18 CEHs to all Social Workers who participate
Westchester Campus  

June 23, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
DSM 5
3 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus

June 25, 2016
9:00am-1:00pm
Forensic Practice with Elders in the Criminal Justice System
4 CEHs
Lincoln Center Campus 

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

Spring/Summer 2016 Conferences

June

ELDER ABUSE: PROMOTING AWARENESS, TAKING ACTION

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Institute for Retired Professionals, The New School
66 W. 12 Street
New York, NY 10011

4.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs)

This conference will focus on the mistreatment and financial exploitation of adults ages 60 and over which is a pernicious, under-reported phenomenon affecting 1 out of every 24 New Yorkers.  Elder Abuse is present in all socio-economic, cultural and racial strata.  Included in the program is a keynote address by Philip Marshall, grandson of Brooke Astor, the famous New York City philanthropist, who was financially exploited by her son.  Mr. Marshall is a strong proponent for concerned gatekeepers to report abuse and for increased awareness and legislation on elder justice issues.  Workshops will be presented by specialists in the fields of social work, mental health, legislative advocacy and law focusing on improving identification, engagement and treatment of victims through innovative practices and evidenced based treatment modalities.

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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.

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