Summer 2017 Programs 

 PROGRAM LOCATION DATE

Embracing Our Clients’ Healthy Strivings: A View From Self Psychology

Hyde Park 

Friday, June 23

9:00am-4:00pm

The Ethics of Caregiving in an Increasingly Complex Health System*

Hyde Park 

Friday, June 23

9:00am-4:00pm
 

Engendering Inclusion: Providing Affirming Services to Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Adults**

Hyde Park 

Thursday, June 29

9:00am-4:00pm
 

Substance Abuse Treatment in the FQHC: Managing the Opioid Crisis

Hyde Park 

Friday, June 30

9:00am-12:00pm

Becoming an Anti-Racist Social Worker**

 
Hyde Park 

Monday, July 10 2017

9:00am-4:00pm
Facilitating Effective MeetingsHyde Park 

Monday, July 10 2017

9:00am-4:00pm
 

The Ikuo Yamaguchi Memorial Seminar Authoring a Life: Narrative Identity, Redemption, and Donald J. Trump

Hyde Park 

Wednesday, July 12 2017

5:00pm-6:30pm
 

Effective Therapy for Bereavement, Grief, and Loss in Adults

Hyde Park

Friday, July 14 2017

9:00am-4:00pm 
 

DSM-5: Significant Changes Impacting Practice

Hyde Park 

Monday, July 17 2017

9:00am-4:00pm
 Ethics and Cultural Diversity* **  FULLHyde Park 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

9:00am-4:00pm
Delivering Trauma-Informed CareHyde Park 

Friday, July 21, 2017

9:00am-12:00pm
 

Juvenile Law for Mental Health Professionals

Hyde Park 

Friday, July 21, 2017

9:00am-4:00pm
 

Motivational Interviewing: Skills for Navigating the Change Process (3-day program)

Hyde Park 

Wednesday, July 26 -Friday, July 28, 2017

9:00am-4:00pm (each day)

 

* This workshop satisfies the state of Illinois ethics requirement

** This workshop satisfies the state of Illinois cultural competence requirement 


Post-Master's Clinical Training Programs

SSA offers three post-master's programs to enhance knowledge and build practical skills in three specific domains. Each program requires an application by July 1, 2017 and class sizes are limited. All classes take place at SSA. Visit the program's webpage for dates, tuition, application form, and admission requirements. 

Advanced Psychodynamic Fellowship in Clinical Practice (October, 2017 - May, 2018)

Contextual Behavioral Therapy Fellowship Program (October, 2017 - May, 2018)

Social Work Practice with Older Adults Program (September - November, 2017)

Please contact our office with questions. 

The Professional Development Program at SSA is a licensed State of Illinois provider of continuing education (CE) for social workers, clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors. License numbers: 159.000140; 168.000115; 268.000004. It is recommended that professionals review rules for their licensing board prior to registering for a workshop to ensure that the content meets their renewal requirements.

The LSW/LCSW renewal period ends Thursday, November 30, 2017. 

SSA graduates receive a 20% discount on all PDP workshops, and current SSA students receive a 50% discount. There is a 20% discount for group registrations (five or more registrations).