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Clinical Supervision: Tending the Professional Self
(Satisfies the clinical supervision requirement for professional counselors)
February 22, 2019Northbrook
Mindfulness in Clinical PracticeFebruary 22, 2019Northbrook
Attachment-Focused Therapy: Clinical Strategies for Working with Children/Adolescents and Their FamiliesMarch 1, 2019Evanston
Skills-Based Interventions for Survivors of Interpersonal and Complex TraumaMarch 1, 2019Evanston 
Rhoda G. Sarnat Lecture: Understanding Suicide’s Allure: A Professional and Personal PerspectiveMarch 7, 2019Hyde Park
Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for ProfessionalsMarch 8, 2019Hyde Park
Gender Responsive Approaches to Substance Use TreatmentMarch 15, 2019Hyde Park
Social Work License: Preparation Review CourseMarch 8 & 9, 2019Hyde Park
An Overview of the Innovative Role of Social Work in the Rapidly Changing World of Genetics in HealthcareMarch 22, 2019Downtown
Sharon Salzberg (Registration opens soon)
Co-Sponsored with Family Action Network (FAN)
April 4, 2019Hyde Park
Integrating Spirituality and PsychotherapyApril 5, 2019Hyde Park
Making Meetings EffectiveApril 5, 2019Hyde Park
Ikuo Yamaguchi Memorial Seminar: Being Muslim: Race, Gender, and Islam in America
(satisfies cultural competence requirement for social workers)
April 16, 2019Hyde Park
Carol Gilligan (Registration opens soon)
Co-Sponsored with Chicago Psychoanalytic Society and the Women's Issues Section of the Illinois Psychological Association
April 23, 2019Hyde Park
Bridging the Couple Chasm: Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 CertificationMay 3 & 4, 2019Downtown
The Opioid Crisis and Older Adults: Prescription to AddictionMay 17, 2019Hyde Park











Past Events: Videos and Podcasts

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).