Continuing Education

Social work continuing education

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

  • Interested in teaching? If you have at least 10 years in social service field, please submit your proposal, resume and bio for review.
  • Partner with us! We want to collaborate with organizations that seek to develop innovative continuing education classes, workshops and conferences.

Spring 2018 Courses

February

February 24, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pediatric Palliative Care for Social Workers
4 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

March

March 3, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Spirituality and End-of-Life Care a Social Work Primer
4 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

March 6, 2018
6 p.m. - 8 p. m.
Animal Rights and Social Work: Passion for Compassion
2 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

March 10, 2018
9 a.m. = 12 p.m.
Integrating Self Awareness and Multicultural Competencies into Social Work Practice with Older Adults
3 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

March 17, 2018
9 p.m. - 12 p.m.
Engaging Clients with Complex Trauma and Abuse Histories
3 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

March 22, 2018
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cultural Diversity in Death and Dying: A Social Work Perspective
Room 713 (7th Floor)

March 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia
6 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

April

April 7, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Graphic Medicine: Comics, Caregiving, and End of Life
4 CEHs
Room South Lounge

April 21, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Assessing a Senior: The Intricacies of Keeping Seniors in the Coomunity
3 CEHs
Room 713 (7th Floor)

April 28, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tools of Engagement: Coaching to Improve Health Outcomes for African American Women
3 CEHs
Room 713 (7th Floor)

May

May 5, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Suicide Prevention: Implications for Practice and Policy
3 CEHs
Room 713 (7th Floor)

May 12, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Human Rights Framework and Reflexive Practice that Considers Identity
3 CEHs
Room 713 (7th Floor)

May 19, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Using Music as a Transient Element of Passage in End-of-Life Care
4 CEHs
Room 109 McMahon Hall

CE Conferences and Workshops 2017 - 18

The 2nd Annual Living Memories Project Conference

Living Memories Project

Co-Sponsored with Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Living Memories Project
Mid-Island Y JCC
45 Manetto Hill Rd,
Plainview, NY 11803

Topic: New Trends and Clinical Interventions in Grief and Bereavement Counseling

Who Should Attend
The intented audience include: Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses, Clergy, Mental Health Practitioners, Chaplains, Creative Arts Therapists, Educators, Students and Volenteers.

Objective
The main Objective of the conference is for the participants to come away with new tools to provide professional, competent and compassionate care to those who are grieving or bereft.

Social Workers will receive 4 CEHs for this Conference.

Register for the Living Memories Project Conference

Download the Living Memories Project Brochure

Partnership with JASA

JASA - Elder Abuse Training Institute Workshops

Co-Sponsored with Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service

2017 - 2018 Schedule

Thousands of older adults in New York are abused, neglected, and exploited every year, and the number is growing. JASA’s Elder Abuse Training Institute is an interdisciplinary program, which improves the understanding of and response to the various forms of elder abuse. The Institute educates social service, health, legal, and financial professionals, and concerned citizens.

Workshop 1: Elder Abuse 101
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
9a.m. - 12p.m.
3 CEHs

Workshop 2: Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Addessing and Resolving Elder Abuse: Achieving Success through Community Collaboration
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
9a.m. - 12p.m.
3 CEHs

Workshop 3: Addressing Elder Abuse in the LGBT Community: A Social Work/Legal Perspective
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
9a.m. - 12p.m.
3 CEHs

Workshop 4: Alternatives to the Criminal Justice System for the Abuser: De-escalating Abuse and Supporting Recovery
Tuesday March 20, 2018
9a.m. - 12p.m.
3 CEHs

Workshop 5: Health/Mental Health Perspectives on Addressing Elder Abuse: Assessing Clients' Decision-Making Abilities
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
9a.m. - 12p.m.
3 CEHs

View more information on Elder Abuse Training Institute Workshops.

Partnership with GSE - Rosa A. Hagin Consultation and Early Childhood Centers

Professional Development

The Center is associated with the Division of Psychological and Educational Services of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University, and serve as a training facility for students in the School Psychology and Counseling Psychology programs and Graduate School of Social Service.

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.

Mindfulness-Based Techniques to Support Learning and Self-Regulation
Thursday, February 15, 2018
9:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
McMahon Hall Room 109
3 CEHs

Register for Mindfulness-Based Techniques

Understanding and Enhancing Executive Function Skills
Thursday, March 1, 2018
8a.m - 3p.m
McMahon Hall Room 109
6 CEHs

Register for Understanding and Enhancing Executive Function Skills

Supporting Connections and Engagement for Students with Stigmatized Identities
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
10a.m. - 12p.m.
McMahon Hall Room 109
2 CEHs

Register for Supporting Connections and Engagement

Engaging the Extremes: Classroom Routines for Precise, Efficient, and Effective Learning for All
Thursday, March 22, 2018
9a.m. - 12p.m.
McMahon Hall Room 109
3 CEHs

Register for Engaging the Extremes

More Information on Professional Development Courses