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    Continuing Education

    Quality education and training to further your career.

The University at Albany School of Social Welfare and the School of Education are committed to supporting the continued growth and development of social workers and other human service professionals in NYS by providing quality workshops and training opportunities. We utilize University at Albany faculty experts and other professionals to disseminate current promising practices and evidence-based knowledge so that you will have the latest information at your fingertips.

 

Programs and Registration Information

All registration is online and via credit card only. The cost to attend varies and some events are free if not requesting CEUs. See event descriptions for more detail. Click on the course title for a complete description and for registration and payment. Scholarships are available for students and new practitioners.

All events will be held at the UAlbany Downtown Campus unless otherwise noted.

 

Workshops Being Offered via Zoom

May

Forgiveness and Trauma

Presenter: Kristen Lee Discola, PH.D.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm ET
4 CE credits- Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $90 
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

May Solution Focused Meeting on "The Death of Resistance": Hudson Valley Solution Focused Network Meeting

Presenters: Mark Lane, LCSW-R, Joel Simon, LCSW, BCD,ACSW, John O'Grady, LCSW-R & Sydney Madden, LCSW-R
Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 9:00am to 12:00pm ET
3 CE Hours- Approved for NYS LMSWs & LMHS, & Licensed Psychologists
Cost: Free; $60 for CEUs 
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

June

Why do Good People do Bad Things?  A Refresher in Ethical Decision Making

Presenters: Robert Cardom, PhD, Jessica Martin, PhD, and Susan Phillips, PhD
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 2:00pm-5:00pm ET
3 CE Hours: Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, & Licensed Psychologists
*This course meets the NYS requirements for continuing education in ethics for psychologists.
Cost: $70  
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

Watering the Deep Roots: Cultivating Mindfulness and Awakening Our Boundless Heart 

Presenter: Karen Beetle, LMHC
Tuesday, June 15 from 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm ET 
6 CE Hours: Approved for NYS Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and LMHC
Cost: $140 
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform
Listen to podcast with presenter discussing a past CE workshop.

 

Positive Psychology in Behavioral Health

Presenter: Elizabeth Whitney, MSW, LICSW
Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 9:00am to 12:00pm ET
3 CE credits- Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $70  
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

COVID-19 Recovery: The Psychosocial Challenges for Patients and Families

Presenter: Rachel Potter, LCSW
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 9:00am-11:30am ET
2.5 CE Hours Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $55
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform
Listen to podcast with presenter discussing her last workshop on this topic.

 

July

Targeted Interventions in Medical and Recreational Cannabis Users

Presenter: Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. 
Tuesday, July 13 from 9:00am-12:00pm ET
3 CE Hours: Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $70  
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

Transgender and Nonbinary Affirming Care

Presenters: Cavanaugh Quick, LMSW; Darren Cosgrove, LMSW, PhD.
Friday, July 16 from 9:00am-12:00pm ET 
3 CE Hours: Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHCs, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $70  
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

 

August

Trauma-Informed Compassionate Classrooms: Strategies for being trauma-informed in school and other settings

Presenter: Jennifer L. Bashant, Ph.D. 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 8:00am-3:00pm ET with a 1 hour lunch 
6 CE Hours- Approved for NYS Social Workers, LMHC, and Licensed Psychologists
Cost: $153  
Presented via Zoom, a Web-Based Platform

Continuing Education Program
SSW Continuing Education Program
Richardson Hall

135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
United States