Offering professional development and lifelong learning opportunities that prepare social workers and other professionals for inclusive, evidence-informed practice.
Continuing education programs offered by the School of Social Work are approved through the Association of Social Work Board's Approved Continuing Education (ASWB ACE) program, which is accepted in these jurisdictions in the United States and Canada. For more information about our CE approval, please visit the CE policies page.
The Addictions Certificate Program is designed for direct clinical practitioners who deliver or plan to deliver behavioral healthcare services to addicted populations. Participants will gain assessment, intervention, and consultation knowledge and skills for practical application in the workplace.
The Certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice is designed for healthcare professionals and social workers who deliver or plan to deliver person and family centered care to people living with memory loss or dementia. Participants will gain clinical knowledge and skills in cultural competency based assessment, care planning, and state of the art clinical intervention.
The Online Certificate in Disability Inclusion and Accessible Design (DIAD) is designed for social workers and other professionals who are interested in developing skills and sharpening their lens related to disability inclusion, and who strive to make their practice more accessible to and relevant for people with disabilities.
The Certificate in Dismantling Oppression is designed for social workers and other professionals who seek to interrupt interpersonal and institutional patterns that perpetuate systemic oppression, and to encourage practices that promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
The Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care (IBHPC) is designed for direct clinical practitioners who deliver or plan to deliver integrated health services, and who serve populations often presenting with complex needs in physical health, mental health, and substance use.
The Certificate in Mixed Methods Research is designed for researchers and practitioners in social work, nursing, psychology, and other applied fields. Participants will learn how to understand and appreciate a scientific approach in building practice knowledge.
The Certificate in Political Social Work is designed for all social workers, regardless of area of primary practice, to fulfill their ethical obligation to engage in social and political action. Participants of this certificate program will learn how politics impacts the lives of those that they serve on both a micro and macro level, practice skills for advocating to policymakers, gain tools to empower clients to become politically engaged, and explore opportunities for running for office.
Sexual Health Certificate Program is to provide comprehensive education and training to professionals about sexual health. Individuals and couples may experience problems in their sexual health related to psychological, environmental, hormonal, medical or relational facets of sexual health. The goal is to provide excellence in the training of professionals in sexual health education, counseling, and therapy.
Understanding and supporting athletes and their overall health and welfare has been a prominent specialty service area that social workers have formally and informally navigated for decades. And today, the need for sports social workers with advanced training has never been more requested across sport settings.
The U-M School of Social Work Continuing Education (CE) programs are designed to provide knowledge and skills for social workers and allied health professionals.
CE faculty are national experts and leaders in their respective fields. Our goal is to meet your professional development and career advancement needs through high quality continuing education programs.
Our interdisciplinary team develops and delivers high quality course work and CE classes. Your professional development and career advancement are our top priorities.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106