Winter and Spring 2018

Managing the Opioid Crisis: Substance Use Treatment in the FQHC (Deadline Extended)
(Approved by The Illinois Certification Board, Program Number 13875)
EvanstonFriday, May 18
Working With Emotion and Attachment: An Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
EvanstonFriday, 18, 2018
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)Hyde ParkJune 11-15, 2018







The full summer schedule will be posted to this website the week of May 14. Workshops include:

  • Delivering Trauma-Informed Care
  • Eating Disorders: Beyond the Symptoms
  • Engendering Inclusion: Providing Affirming Services to Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Adults 
  • From Microaggressions To Acts of Hate:  Protecting Marginalized Individuals and Communities While Challenging Racism
  • Juvenile Law for Mental Health Professionals 
  • Pathways to Solutions With Self-Destructive Adolescents: A Collaborative, Strengths-Based Therapy Approach
  • Reflecting on Social Work Interviews
  • Social Work License: Preparation Review Course
  • The Ethics of Caregiving in an Increasingly Complex Health System
  • The Transition From Clinician to Manager
  • Treating Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Trust and Commitment in Relationships
  • Understanding Dying, Death, and End-of-Life Care

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