- Continuing Education
The School of Social Work Continuing Education certificate programs provide intensive training and highlight research and practice innovations on the social work forefront. The majority of our certificate programs are online and do not require you to travel to the University of Michigan to participate. You can join the certificate program sessions with a computer from your home or work. More information about our certificate programs can be found within the links below:
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.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106