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.

Fall 2017 Courses

September

September 13, 2017
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Trauma System Therapy: Treatment Intervention for Traumatized Children and Their Families
6 CEHs
Yonkers Location

September 23, 2017
9 a.m. - 12:00 pm
Namast'ay Mindful in Your Practice
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

September 30, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Palliative Care: Communicating With Clients Who Have Life-Limiting or Chronic Illnesses
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

October

October 14 & 15, 2017
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
14 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

October 21, 28  November 4, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Grief, Loss and Bereavement in Social Work Practice
15 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

November

November 4, 2017
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment and Integrated Services
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

November 10, 2017
2 - 5 p.m.
Working Effectively with Underprivileged Families with Diverse Backgrounds
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

November 11, 2017
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Developing and Maintaining Effective Therapeutic Relationships in Online Therapy
3 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

November 18, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Introduction to Forensic Social  Work Research, Practice, and Advocacy
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

November 18, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Recreation-Based Intervention: A Non-Pharmacological Approach to Challenging Behavior in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

December

December 2, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Forensic Practice With Elders in the Criminal Justice System
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

December 2 and 9, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Palliative Social Work
8 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

December 16, 2017
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dimensions of Hope and Hoplessness in Serious Illness
4 CEHs
Manhattan Campus

 

CE Conferences and Workshops 2017 - 18

Caring for the Caregiver: Untangling the Web of In-Home Services

Co-Sponsored with Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service

Date: December 1, 2017

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

Long Island 9th Annual Caregiver Conference
Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road, Commack, NY 11725

Lisa Vitucci,LCSW, R, Director of Social Work at ProHEALTH Optum Care Program

Topic:Home-based medical services through an interdisciplinary team

What medical services are available when one is homebound and cant get to the doctor? Ms. Vitucci will discuss some of the programs available to homebound individuals and how to access them.

View more information on Caring for the Caregiver conference.