Fall 2018 Workshops

Workshop Title



Managing Performance: Employee Interaction and Human Resources Know-HowDowntown ChicagoTuesday, October 9 &
Wednesday, October 10
Theater, Writing, and Meaning: A Creative Approach to NarrativeDowntown ChicagoTuesday, October 9 &
Wednesday, October 10
Essential Tools for Field InstructionHyde ParkFriday, October 12
Political PsychotherapyHyde ParkFriday, October 12
Psychotherapy with Black Women (This workshop has reached capacity and registration is closed) (Hyde ParkFriday, October 12
Effective Therapy for Bereavement, Grief, and Loss in AdultsOak BrookFriday, October 26
30 Hours of Motivational Interviewing TrainingHyde ParkOctober 20 & 21; November 17 & 18
Engendering Inclusion: Providing Affirming Services to Transgender and Gender Nonconforming AdultsOak Brook Friday, October 26
Motivational Interviewing with Difficult-to-Engage ClientsHyde ParkFriday, October 26
Clinical Supervision: Tending the Professional SelfHyde ParkFriday, November 9
Program Evaluation: Getting What You NeedHyde ParkFriday, November 9
Bridging the Couple Chasm: Gottman Couples Therapy Level I TrainingNorthbrookFriday, November 16 &
Saturday, November 17
The First Six Sessions of TherapyEvanstonFriday, November 30
Social Work License: Preparation Review CourseHyde ParkFriday, December 7 &
Saturday, December 8
Utilizing Superheroes in Play Therapy and CounselingHyde ParkFriday, December 14

Upcoming Speaker Series

The Ruth Knee Lecture on Spirituality and Social Work
The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness
The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J.
Hyde ParkThursday, November 1, 2018
The Social and Financial Costs of Segregation in Chicago Public Schools
A Conversation with Eve L. Ewing and Marisa Novara
(Registration opens in October)
Hyde ParkMonday, November 26


Past Events: Videos and Podcasts

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).