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 & Social Work Licensure via email at continuingedgss@fordham.edu or by phone at 212-636-6789.

Spring/Summer 2017 Courses

January

January 28, 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
Vicarious Trauma, Vicarious Resiliency and Self-care: Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Working with Trauma
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

February

February 11, 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
Namast'ay Mindful in Your Practice
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

February 16, 2017
6:00pm-8:00pm
Namast'ay Mindful in Your Practice
2 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

February 25, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Choice in Dying: Current Legal, Policy and Ethical Issues
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

March

March 11, 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
A Community Based Approach for Families Affected by Intimate Partner Violence
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

March 18, 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
Neuroscience and Individual Contributions to Organizational Health
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

April

April 1, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Trauma, Violence, and Abuse in Later Life: Multilevel Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention Strategies (Forensic Interprofessional Series)
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

April 8, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Palliative Care Social Work With Family Caregivers
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

April 22, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Group Work with Individuals with Serious Illness
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

April 29, 2017
1:00pm-4:00pm
Working with Older Adults with Dementia and their Family Caregivers
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

May

May 6, 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
Historical and Intergenerational Trauma: Their Relevance to Social Work Practice
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

May 13 2017
9:00am-12:00pm
Understanding the Impact of Race and Racism in Clinical Interactions
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

June

June 3, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Health Literacy: Assessing and Addressing with Client
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

Spring/Summer 2017 Workshops

Elder Abuse Training Institute Workshops

JASA in partnership with Fordham University GSS and St. John's University

All workshops take place at:
UJA-Federation of New York
130 East 59th Street, New York, NY
(between Park & Lexington Avenues)

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.

$35 per workshop
(Continuing education credits available to attorneys and licensed social workers for an additional fee.)

Details & Registration

May

Surrounded by Madness: Mental Illness and the Effects on Family

May 25, 2017
12:00pm-2:00pm

Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
McMahon, Room 109
New York, NY 10023

Dr. Rachel Pruchno will lead a discussion about the prevalence and types of mental illness; highlight problems experienced by families of people with serious mental illness; and discuss what can be done, in practice and policy, to make life better for people with serious mental illness and their families.

2 CEHs awarded to licensed social workers.

Details & Registration

June

Palliative Art: Using the Arts to Improve Care at the End of Life

June 7, 2017
8:00am-3:30pm

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

This day-long program presented by End of Life Choices New York and Fordham Graduate School of Social Service will focus on how the arts can be used in palliative and end of life care to educate and empower providers and patients.

The program is open to everyone, but registration is required. If you are interested in continuing education hours, please purchase a social worker ticket. The conference will offer 6 CEHs and each workshop will offer an additional 1 CEH.

Details & Registration