Fall 2017 Programs 

Registration Open

 PROGRAM LOCATION DATE
Mindfulness and its Application in the Practice and Personal Experience of Mental Health Service ProvidersHyde ParkDecember 8

 Winter and Spring 2018 programs will begin in March. The full schedule will be posted to this page in late December. 


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.

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).


Post-Master's Clinical Training Programs

SSA offers three post-master's programs to enhance knowledge and build practical skills in three specific domains. Class sizes are limited. All classes take place at SSA. The application process for 2017-2018 has closed. Applications for the 2018-2019 programs are being accepted now. Please contact our office with questions. 

Advanced Psychodynamic Fellowship in Clinical Practice 

Contextual Behavioral Therapy Fellowship Program 

Social Work Practice with Older Adults Program