Winter and Spring 2017 Programs

The Professional Development Program spring series will begin February 2017 and workshop descriptions will be posted by December 19, 2016

Upcoming offerings will include:

  • Social Work License: Preparation Review Course
  • Clinical Supervision: Tending the Professional Self
  • The Ruth Knee Lecture on Spirituality and Social Work: Forgiveness in the African American Religious Tradition
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • School Social Workers as Leaders:  Ensuring Our Seats at the Table
  • Racialized Trauma: Identity and Self-Care
  • Cultural Humility: An Integrated Framework for Serving Highly Vulnerable Populations
  • The Lawrence Chapman Memorial Lecture: Working with Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma: Hidden Veterans in Everyday Practice
  • Motivational Interviewing, Intermediate Level: Practices for Helping People Make Difficult Changes
  • Father Hunger and Father Wounds: Clinical Interventions with Clients who are Impacted by Fatherlessness Across the Lifespan
  • Understanding and Managing the Psychosocial Issues of Chronic Disease
  • Working with Emotion and Attachment: A Brief Overview of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy

 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).
The CE renewal cycle for LPC/LCPC professionals ends Friday, March 31, 2017. The workshop on Clinical Supervision satisfies the State of Illinois Clinical Supervision CE requirement for professional counselors and is appropriate for any clinical supervisor.

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

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.