Registration for the 2020 Winter/Spring Workshops Opens January 21
|Bridging the Couple Chasm: Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 Training||February27-28, 2020||Evanston|
|Psychotherapy with Black Women||March 6, 2020||Hyde Park|
|Clinical Supervision: Tending the Professional Self||March 13, 2020||Downtown Chicago|
|Integrating Motivational Interviewing and Logo Therapy to Help Clients Change||March 13, 2020||Hyde Park|
|An Overview of the Revised NASW Code of Ethics||March 20, 2020||Hyde Park|
|Applying Contemporary Psychotherapy to Clinical Work: An Overview of Self Psychology||March 20, 2020||Northbrook|
|Anti-Bias Approaches for Minority Clinicians Who Experience Prejudice From Clients in Their Care||April 17, 2020||Hyde Park|
|The Trauma Informed Workplace||April 17, 2020||Hyde Park|
|Gender Responsive Services for Girls and Women Involved in the Criminal Justice System||April 24, 2020||Hyde Park|
|Racism's Impact: Mental Health, Treatment, and Healing||May 1, 2020||Tinley Park|
|Verbal Behavior: Saying as a Type of Doing in Psychotherapy||May 1, 2020||Tinley Park|
|Mindfulness in Clinical Practice||May 8, 2020||Evanston|
|Play Therapy Interventions for Dysregulated Clients||May 8, 2020||Hyde Park|
|Social Work License: Preparation Review Course* (see below regarding change to LSW registration option for students)|
|ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY SSA (If CEUs are offered, details provided in the program description)||DATE(S)||LOCATION|
|Race, Space, and the Build Environment||January 21, 2020||Hyde Park|
|AAAC Symposium: The Black Vote||February 22, 2020||Hyde Park|
|SSA Alumni Weekend||June 4-7, 2020||Hyde Park and Downtown Chicago|
*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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The Clinical Practice with Older Adults Program
While the application deadline of January 15 has passed, we will accept late submissions until January 30. Contact our office with any questions.
Apply Online HERE
Taught by an interdisciplinary faculty with expertise in the field of aging, the Clinical Practice with Older Adults program is designed for professionals with at least two years of post-master’s experience who want to enhance their understanding of contemporary theory, research, and practice with older adults and their families.
The program begins March 6, 2020 and concludes May 15, 2020. Ten weekly sessions take place on Friday mornings, 9:00am - Noon*, at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. A continental breakfast is provided prior to each class.
*Please Note: There will be no class on Friday April 10; Class on Friday, April 24 will take place from 2:00-5:00pm
For information on course content please visit ssa.uchicago.edu/clinical-practice-older-adults-course-descriptions
To view instructor biographies, please visit ssa.uchicago.edu/social-work-older-adults-instructor-biographies
Admissions decisions will be made by late January.
REMINDER: SSA 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.