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NYSED Office of Professions - Continuing Education COVID-19 Update

In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19, those licensees whose registrations are due to renew March 1, 2020 – January 1, 2023, the New York State Education Department's Office of Professions will grant an adjustment to all licensees to complete up to 100% of the continuing education as self-study, provided that it is taken from a Department-approved provider and is in an acceptable subject area for the specific profession.

The UB School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is a NYSED Office of Professions approved provider and ensures all training topic areas are consistent with the requirements for NYS LMSW, LCSW, LCAT, LMHC, LMFT and Psychology. We encourage everyone to visit our self-study catalog and live online catalog so that we may continue to assist you in your professional development during these uncertain times. 

For the most up-to-date information on NYS licensing requirements, visit the NYSED Office of Professions website.

Live Online Trainings

Live online trainings occur on designated dates and times. These trainings counts toward live CEs/contact hours of NYS licensure.

Thursday & Friday, December 8 and 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 4:30pm EST each day LMSW and LCSW Licensing Exam Preparation Program (course only) with Susan A. Green, LCSW, Denise Krause, LCSW-R, and Kathryn Kendall, EdD, LCSW-R. If you need to register for the required books and the course go to LMSW and LCSW Licensing Exam Preparation Program and Study Guides

Tuesday, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th 8:30am - 12:00pm Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) an adjunctive treatment for trauma with Lidia J. Snyder, LMSW, RYT-500, TCTSY-F
***space is limited***

Tuesday, March 28th 3:30pm - 5:00pm Promoting Child and Family Well-being: The Legacy of Kinship Care with Dr. Ramona Denby-Brinson this FREE event is part of the Buffalo Center for Social Research's Distinguished Scholar Speaker Series.

Self-Study Trainings

Our online training catalog details a wide range of self-study courses that can be taken at your pace.

Our self-study catalog features over 250 courses in more than 70 topic areas including Anxiety, Attachment Theory, Depression and Mood Disorders, Mindfulness, Neuroscience and Neuropsychology, Trauma, and PTSD.

Advantages to our self-study courses include:
  • Study on your schedule: Self-study Digital Seminar online courses can effectively deliver content in a convenient manner for your schedule. Courses are available in audio or video formats and your course access never expires.
  • Learn from the best: Courses are presented by a wide selection of state, national and international experts. Self-study courses do not include contact with the instructor.
  • CEUs/Contact Hours: Most courses have CEUs (contact hours) including those for New York licensed LMSWs, LCSWs, LMHCs, LCATs and LMFTs. Only 1/3 of the previously listed licensed professions' CEUs are permitted to be self-study. CEUs listed will print out on your certificate of completion. Check the credit tab before you purchase a course to ensure it offers the CEUs you need.
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.