Winter/Spring Workshops

March 19, 2020: The University of Chicago is taking precautionary steps in light of continued escalation in cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We are cancelling workshops through April with the intent of rescheduling, and will evaluate the continuation of programs in May on an ongoing basis.

We are in the process of developing webinars and other online educational programming. Please check this webpage regularly for updates.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We hope you remain safe and healthy during this difficult time.

CANCELLED: An Overview of the Revised NASW Code of EthicsMarch 20, 2020Hyde Park
CANCELLED: Applying Contemporary Psychotherapy to Clinical Work: An Overview of Self PsychologyMarch 20, 2020Northbrook
CANCELLEDAnti-Bias Approaches for Minority Clinicians Who Experience Prejudice From Clients in Their CareApril 17, 2020Hyde Park
CANCELLEDThe Trauma Informed WorkplaceApril 17, 2020Hyde Park
CANCELLEDGender Responsive Services for Girls and Women Involved in the Criminal Justice SystemApril 24, 2020Hyde Park
CANCELLEDUpdates to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting ActApril 24, 2020Hyde Park
Racism's Impact: Mental Health, Treatment, and HealingMay 1, 2020NEW: Tinley Park
Verbal Behavior: Saying as a Type of Doing in PsychotherapyMay 1, 2020NEW: Tinley Park
Mindfulness in Clinical PracticeMay 8, 2020Evanston
Play Therapy Interventions for Dysregulated Clients May 8, 2020Hyde Park
Social Work License: Preparation Review Course* (see below regarding change to LSW registration option for students)May 29 & 30, 2020 Hyde Park
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY SSA (If CEUs are offered, details provided in the program description)DATE(S)LOCATION
SSA Alumni Weekend June 4-7, 2020 Hyde Park


*Social Work License Preparation Review Course (May 29 & 30)
Recent changes to the Clinical Social Work and Clinical Practice Act allows students who are currently enrolled in their last semester (quarter) of a master’s level social work program to no longer need pre-approval from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to sit for the ASWB Masters exam (for LSW). Visit HERE for details. 

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REMINDERSSA graduates receive a 20% discount on all PDP workshops. There is a 20% discount for group registrations (five or more registrations).

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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.