Winter and Spring 2017 Programs

Register by check or via employer
Online registration opens January 4, 2017

Clinical Supervision: Tending the Professional SelfDowntown ChicagoFriday, February 24, 2017
Introduction to Project ManagementDowntown Chicago Friday, February 24, 2017
The Ruth Knee Lecture on Spirituality and Social Work:
Forgiveness in the African American Religious Tradition
Hyde ParkWednesday, March 1, 2017
Understanding and Managing the Psychosocial Issues of Chronic DiseaseNorthbrookFriday, March 3, 2017
Working with Emotion and Attachment: A Brief Overview of Emotionally Focused Couple TherapyNorthbrookFriday, March 3, 2017
School Social Workers as Leaders: Ensuring our Seats at the TableHyde ParkFriday, March 10, 2017
Racialized Trauma: Identity and Self-CareEvanstonFriday, March 17, 2017
Substance Use Disorders: Drawing the Science Together and Using it for Clinical Decision-MakingEvanstonFriday, March 17, 2017
Father Hunger and Father Wounds: Clinical Interventions with Clients Impacted by Fatherlessness Across the LifespanHyde ParkFriday, March 31, 2017
Social Work License: Preparation Review CourseHyde ParkFriday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1, 2017
The Lawrence Chapman Memorial Lecture
Working with Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma: Hidden Veterans in Everyday Practice
Hyde ParkFriday, April 7, 2017
Cultural Humility: An Integrated Framework for Serving Highly Vulnerable PopulationsHyde ParkFriday, April 28, 2017
Gender Responsive Services for Girls and Women Involved in the Criminal Justice SystemHyde ParkFriday, April 28, 2017
Motivational Interviewing Practices for Helping People Make Difficult Changes (Intermediate Level)Hyde ParkFriday, May 5, 2017
Bridging the Couple Chasm: Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 TrainingDowntown Chicago Thursday, May 11 & Friday, May 12, 2017


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.

The CE renewal period for Marriage & Family Therapists ends Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

The CE renewal period for LPC/LCPC professionals ends Friday, March 31, 2017. The workshop on Clinical Supervision satisfies the State of Illinois Clinical Supervision CE requirement for professional counselors and is appropriate for any clinical supervisor.

The LSW/LCSW renewal period ends Thursday, November 30, 2017. 

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).

The following programs do not offer CEUs but may be of interest: 

University Community Service Center First Friday Forum:
Labor and Employment
Hyde Park/SSAFriday, February 3, 2017
University Community Service Center First Friday Forum:
Identity Justice
Ida Noyes Hall (Hyde Park)Friday, March 3, 2017
University Community Service Center First Friday Forum:
Health and Environment
Hyde Park/SSAFriday, April 7, 2017
University Community Service Center First Friday Forum:
Immigration and Racial Justice
TBDFriday, May 5, 2017