In addition to our Seminars and Post-Master’s Certificate programs, the UConn School of Social Work offers continuing education credits for a variety of other programs:
Register Now – Schools and Communities Working Together: Intervening and Preventing Violence – an all day symposium on Friday, November 3, 2017. Approved for 6 Continuing Education Credits (CECs)
- Keynote Speaker: Ron Avi Astor, PhD, a leader in the field of understanding school violence. His presentation will focus on how to create welcoming schools and take an ecological approach to bullying and violence prevention. Dr. Astor will share examples and present ideas that are sustainable.
- Afternoon Workshops: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Trauma in Schools; Restorative Practices in School Discipline; Early Identification of Risk: The Role of Trauma Informed Schools; Responding to Hate Incidents
Who should attend: Social Workers, Counselors, school personnel including teachers, guidance counselors, pupil & student support services, community-based agencies, and policy makers.
Campaign School for Political Social Workers – trains social workers in every aspect of running for elected office. This intensive, research-based training program also prepares social workers to work effectively in leadership positions in political settings across all levels of service. This program is approved for 12 Continuing Education Credits (CECs)
Training for Adoption Competency is a comprehensive training for professionals in the social work, mental health, and child welfare fields. The School of Social Work collaborates with the UConn Health Adoption Assistance Program providing technical assistance. TAC is a standardized training program developed in collaboration with national experts. The program is a rigorously evaluated, competency based, training curriculum that engages students in clinical knowledge and skill building. TAC is a 72-hour, 12 session program (1 on-line, 11 face-to-face) followed by 6 monthly group clinical case consultation sessions.
Travel Study to Puerto Rico and Vieques – enroll in the travel study program to Puerto Rico sponsored by the Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project (PRLSP) in collaboration with the University of Puerto Rico. Every two years, a group of comprised of MSW and PhD students, alumni, and community practitioners travel to Puerto Rico for ten days. The travel study program is approved for 44 CECs and satisfies the licensing requirements for content on cultural competency and veterans mental health. The next Travel Study trip to Puerto Rico will be May/June 2019.