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GSS 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, email us at

  • 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.

Current Continuing Education Classes

Upcoming Classes

Choice in Dying: Current Legal, Policy and Ethical Issues

Jan. 18, 2020
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Grief, Loss, and Bereavement

Feb. 22, 2020
Feb. 29, 2020
March 7, 2020
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Hospice Social Work

March 21, 2020
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cultural Competence Working with Individuals with Serious Illness

April 1, 2020
6 p.m. -8 p.m.

Health Literacy: Assessing and Addressing with Clients

April 4, 2020
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Communicating with Clients Who Have Life-Limiting or Chronic Illnesses

April 11, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pediatric Palliative Care for Social Workers

April 18, 2020
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Palliative Social Work with Family Caregivers

May 2, 2020
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Social Work in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

April 25, 2020 (Part 1)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

May 9, 2020 (Part 2)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.