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School of Social Work: Professional Education Institute Workshops & Certificates

BSU School of Social Work
Professional Education Institute

2023 - 24 Workshops & Certificate programs



  • Workshops are delivered virtually via Zoom and on the BSU campus. Attendance for the entire program is required to earn CEU’s.
  • All workshops are $60 with the exception of current supervisors of BSU SSW interns.
  • Contact Carol Masshardt at for information about certificate cost and dates

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Trauma-Informed Casework
Jan. 19, 2024
9 am-12 pm (via Zoom)
The workshop will describe the principles of Trauma Informed Work, and intervention strategies that address underlying trauma. Incorporating self-care and establishing trauma-sensitive environments will be explored. Intended for those in all practice sites.
Presenter: Denise Howley, PH. D, LICSW

Postpartum Depression: Assessment and Treatment
Feb. 9, 2024
9:30 am – 12 pm (via Zoom) (2.5 CEU’s)

The workshop will identify 3 aspects of perinatal emotional complications: scope, risk factors and treatment options; explain how to utilize the Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale and learn 3 aspects of postpartum planning and resources. 
Presenter: Mara Acel-Green, LICSW

Gambling: Impact, Assessment and Intervention
Mar. 8, 2024
9 am – 12 pm. Details TBA




Certificate Programs
The cost for certificate programs is $575

Substance Use Disorders: Assessment and Treatment Strategies with Teens and Adults
Postponed until late spring 2024, date TBA

The six-week program will address the range of substance use disorders, assessment and treatment strategies, issues of equity and inclusion, working with families and systems. Intended for those working or planning to work with clients in a range of settings. 
Instructors: Taylor Hall, PH. D; Leslie Green, LICSW, David Selden, LICSW

Supervision for Child Welfare (DCF only) 
Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27; March 12, 26; April 9, 23; May 7, 21; June 4, 2024
6 - 8:30 pm (30 CEU’s in social work at completion) 

Instructor: Gary Calhoun, PH. D