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Professional development training to advance your social work and human service career

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 prepare you to work sensitively and skillfully with trauma survivors.

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.


CBT focuses on restructuring thoughts, feelings and behaviors to improve mood and reduce anxieties. This two-part certificate program will provide you with two days of training on the numerous fundamental techniques and skills utilized in successful CBT with youth who experience depression, anxiety and co-morbid conditions. The second part of the program provides 10 hours of additional training through five two-hour group conference calls.

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