Certificate Programs

A variety of certificate programs are available to provide intensive training to advance your skills and career.

Social workers and other human service professionals often serve people who have been exposed to some type of trauma. Our programs and courses provide knowledge to help you to work more effectively with trauma survivors.
While this program will include review of basic concepts, metaphors, and facilitating experiential change, it will most strongly focus on presenting ACT flexibly and dynamically, responding to the immediate and long-term needs of your clients. This course will include significant discussion and case consultation to maximize individualized treatment.
This certificate program provides a framework for understanding QI; tools needed to create and implement a QI plan; and skills to assess results and make determinations as to how to improve upon program processes and outcomes.
This certificate program is designed for staff who provide supervision to clinical staff. Participants will learn how to adapt solution-focused concepts into their practice of supervision with staff. Certificate participants will use process/record to increase self-awareness and demonstrate implementation of solution-focused skills with their supervisees throughout program.
There is a critical need for enhanced continuing education for social work supervisors. Social workers are often thrust into supervisory roles without the skills, knowledge, or support they need to succeed. This premier 36-hour certificate program features an advanced curriculum in terms of sophistication of content with a focus on some of the most complex issues that challenge MSW supervisors

Certificate Program: Foundations of Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga – 20-Hour Training

Bring aspects of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY) into your treatment with traumatized adults and teens in any setting. Participants will gain concrete skills to facilitate self-regulation and a sense of safety with their clients. A brief overview of trauma theory and the neurophysiology of trauma will be followed with practical Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) techniques that can be used with clients. 

ADA Accommodations

If you require any supports for your ADA needs, please contact us by email at least three weeks prior to the training event at sw-ce@buffalo.edu.