Saint Louis University

A continuing education teacher at SLU's School of Social Work

Saint Louis University's Social Work Continuing Education courses are informed by current research and best practices in the field. All workshops are open to licensed social workers of all levels, practicing in both clinical and macro roles.

The School of Social Work is an approved continuing education provider by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration Committee for Social Workers. The program supports ongoing professional growth and development and enables practitioners to meet licensure renewal requirements.

Our CE courses are taught by highly qualified instructors and professors; most are faculty members at SLU's School of Social Work, who bring a wealth of professional and instructional experience to the workshops.

To register for a class, click the "Pay Online" button below. It will take you to our online store; find the workshop you would like attend by the name of the class. 

Please contact Karen Bolinger, by email or phone 314-977-2724, with questions.

The workshops are held at: Il Monastero, 3050 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101 





*Please arrive 30 minutes before the program starts to register

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Spring 2016 Workshops


Description & CEH's



Supervision Training for Social Work Licensure Supervisors

This course is designed to prepare licensed social workers with the information, forms, and skills to become "qualified supervisors" for licensure in Missouri and Illinois.

This course meets the content outlined by the testing agency, ASWB, and has been approved by the Missouri State Committee for Social Workers. The content applies to all types of licenses but extra focus on LCSW supervision. Some content will apply to supervising employees. 16 CEH's.

Prof. Pamela Huggins

Jan. 28, and Jan. 29, 2016

8 am-5 pm

Personality Disorders: Assessment and Intervention

This session will provide an overview of the prominent personality disorders including borderline, antisocial, narcissistic, obsessive compulsive, and dependent.

Participants will be introduced to the symptoms, etiology, and common co-occurring issues that are experienced in clinical practice. Accurate assessment and evidenced-based interventions will be presented in order to help clinicians in working effectively with people. DSM 5 criterion and assessment will be used. 3 CEH's

Dr. Shannon Cooper-Sadlo

February 12, 2016

9 am -12 pm

Oppression: A Trauma Informed Perspective

Oppression continues to be a daily part of American culture and microaggressions experienced by oppressed populations can have overwhelming impact on their emotional and psychological well-being. Many persons experience cumulative incidents of oppression as traumatic. These traumas often manifest functional, emotional and psychological disturbances. We will discuss how clinicians working with individuals can engage these individuals through a trauma inform.lens. 3 CEH's

Dr. Danny Gladden

March 23, 2016

9 am -12 pm

Trauma-Informed Practice with Children and Youth

This course offers an overview of the core components of trauma-informed care and clinical skills for evidence-informed assessment and treatment of children and youth who have experienced trauma. Identification, prevention, and strategies for coping with secondary trauma for social workers will also be addressed. Case studies will be presented along with small group work. 3 CEH's

Dr. Brandy Maynard

April 14, 2016

9 am -12 pm

- Licensure Preparation Course for LMSW & LCSW Exams

- Recent Graduates (May 2015-Dec 2016) Information

The course includes a thorough review of the test areas such as theories, diagnosis using DSM 5, therapy and practice methods, research, cultural competency, micro, mezzo, and macro social work methods. A study book with a practice exam is included with taking the course.

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW

May 6, 2016
8 am - 5 pm

May 7, 2016
9 am - 3 pm

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE INSTITUTE: Integrating Yoga and Mind/Body/Spirit Techniques into Clinical Social Work

This course will explore mindfulness techniques and yoga practices that can be used to complement clinical practice. The instructors will introduce yoga movements, breathwork, and meditation practices that can lessen the symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD and other mental health and health issues. The course will offer the opportunity to discuss, practice, and teach these methods. 21 CEH's

Dr. Sue Tebb and Prof. Laurie Brockhaus, LCSW

May 16, 17, and 18, 2016

9 am - 4 pm daily

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE INSTITUTE: Developmental Perspective on Youth Violence and Promising Community-based InterventionsRecent Graduates (May 2015-December 2016) Information

This course will focus on the developmental antecedents to youth involvement in violent behavior. The course will cover the influence of bio-social, environmental, and other factors in association with youth patterns of violent behavior. Contemporary and historical trends and patterns will be examined. Promising and evidence-based community interventions will be identified and assessed. 21 CEH's

Dr. Norman A. White, Dr. Brian Boutwell, Dr. Noelle Fearn, Dr. M. Dyan McGuire

May 16, 17, and 18, 2016

9 am - 4pm daily