Winter and Spring 2018

Mandated Reporting in Clinical PracticeDowntown ChicagoFriday, April 20
Making Meetings EffectiveDowntown ChicagoFriday, April 20
Using Data Visualization to Boost Your Organization's FundraisingHyde ParkFriday, May 11
Managing the Opioid Crisis: Substance Use Treatment in the FQHCEvanstonFriday, May 18
Working With Emotion and Attachment: An Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couple TherapyEvanstonFriday, 18, 2018
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Registration opens soon)Hyde ParkJune 11-15, 2018
Social Work License: Preparation Review Course (Registration opens soon)EvanstonJuly 20-21, 2018


The Professional Development Program at SSA is a licensed State of Illinois provider of continuing education (CE) for social workers, clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors. License numbers: 159.000140; 168.000115; 268.000004. It is recommended that professionals review rules for their licensing board prior to registering for a workshop to ensure that the content meets their renewal requirements.

SSA graduates receive a 20% discount on all PDP workshops, and current SSA students receive a 50% discount. There is a 20% discount for group registrations (five or more registrations).

Post-Master's Clinical Training Programs

SSA offers three post-master's programs to enhance knowledge and build practical skills in three specific domains. Class sizes are limited. All classes take place at SSA. Applications for the 2018-2019 programs are being accepted now. The application deadline is June 15, 2018. Please contact our office with questions. 

Advanced Psychodynamic Fellowship in Clinical Practice 

Contextual Behavioral Therapy Fellowship Program 

Social Work Practice with Older Adults Program