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Explore a new practice area or method in social work. Get the latest in applied practice information. Network with fellow alumni and Saint Louis University faculty.

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Saint Louis University's social work continuing education workshops are affordable and informed by current research and best practices in the field. Our instructors are leading practitioners and faculty members at SLU's School of Social Work who bring a wealth of professional and instructional experience to the workshops.

2020 Continuing Education Brochure
2021 Continuing Education Brochure

Sessions and Workshops

SLU's sessions and workshops support ongoing professional growth and development, and enables practitioners to meet licensure renewal requirements. All workshops are open to licensed social workers of all levels, practicing in both clinical and macro roles. SLU alumni and current practicum instructors are eligible for a special discount.

Space is limited. Please register early. 2020 classes will be held online only, through Zoom.
Pre-registered individuals will be contacted with the details.


FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2020

Supervision Refresher: Focus on the Skills and Technology

Presented by Pamela Huggins, L.C.S.W.

Register for Supervision Refresher: Focus on the Skills and Technology

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

and/or

Suicide: Assessment, Safety Planning, and Prevention 

Presented by Jenny Deutsch, MSW, LCSW

Register for Suicide: Assessment, Safety Planning, and Prevention 

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 - 4 p.m.

3 CEHs EACH or 6 CEHs Total


 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020

Ethical Use and Application of Countertransference in Therapy

Presented by Charles "Chaz" Franke, L.C.S.W.

Register for Ethical Use and Application of Countertransference in Therapy

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

and/or

Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning

Presented by Jenny Deutsch, L.C.S.W.

Register for Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs; six CEHs for the entire day.


Friday, October 16, 2020

Interpersonal and Community-Based Violence Screening, Assessment, and Treatment

Presented by Mike Mancini, Ph.D.

Register for Interpersonal and Community-Based Violence Screening, Assessment, and Treatment

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs


Friday, November 13, 2020

Advanced Group Work Skills Training for Trauma Informed Care

Presented by Monica Matthieu, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Register for Advanced Group Work Skills Training for Trauma Informed Care

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs


FRIDAY, january 22, 2021

Compassion and Anger: Effective Strategies for Meeting Anger

Presented by Charles Franke, L.C.S.W.

Register for Compassion and Anger: Effective Strategies for Meeting Anger

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021

Mental Disorders and Crime: Implications for Social Workers

Presented by Don Linhorst, Ph.D., MSW

Mental Disorders and Crime: Implications for Social Workers

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs


FRIDAY, March 5, 2021

Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Presented by Julia Lopez, Ph.D, MPH, L.C.S.W. 

Register for Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs

and/or

Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning for School

and Youth Social Workers 

Presented by Jenny Deutsch, L.C.S.W.

Register for Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning for School and Youth Social Workers

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs


FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021

Licensure Test Prep: Live Zoom Test Preparation (LMSW & LCSW)

Presented by Dawn Apgar, Ph.D.

Register for Licensure Test Prep

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 


Friday, april 16, 2021

Beyond Self-Care

Presented by Beth S. Barrett, MSW, L.C.S.W.

Register for Beyond Self-Care

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs

and/or

FRIDAY, APRIL 162021

Best Practices - Treatment

Presented by Christine Schneider, Ph.D., L.S.C.W

Register for Best Practices - Treatment of Trauma

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs


FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021

Primer to Sexual and Gender Minority Health for Social Workers

Presented by Julia Lopez, Ph.D., MPH, L.C.S.W.

Register for Primer to Sexual and Gender Minority Health for Social Workers

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs

and/or

FRIDAY, MAY 142021

Understanding Depression and Anxiety in Adolescence

Presented by Christina Blash Anozie, L.S.C.W

Register for Understanding Depression and Anxiety in Adolescence

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs


FRIDAY, MAY 24-262021

Opioid Epidemic: Etiology, Prevention, Assessment, Outreach, Treatments and Beyond

Presented by Jacob Eikenberry, MSW

Register for Opioid Epidemic: Etiology, Prevention, Assessment, Outreach, Treatments and Beyond

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs


FRIDAY, September 10, 2021

Ethics for the Social Work Professional

Presented by Cara Wallace, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., A.P.H.S.W.-C.

Register for Ethics for the Social Work Professional

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs

and/or

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 102021

Advanced Skills in Brief CBT for Treating Suicide

Presented by Monica M. Matthieu, PH.D., L.S.C.W

Register for Advanced Skills in Brief CBT for Treating Suicide

Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Each event is three CEHs


FRIDAY, October 15, 2021

Supervision Refresher for Licensure Supervisors

Presented by Pamela J. Huggins, ACSW, L.C.S.W.

Register for Supervision Refresher for Licensure Supervisors

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs


FRIDAY, November 12, 2021

CUTTS: Clinicians Guide to Treating Teens who Self-Harm

Presented by Christina Blash Anozie, L.C.S.W.

Register for CUTTS: Clinicians Guide to Treating Teens who Self-Harm

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - noon

Three CEHs  

Planning to Attend a Workshop

The following details apply to all workshops listed above.

Location and Parking
Courses are held at Il Monastero, 3050 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101, unless otherwise noted. There is free, off-street parking available in front of the building.  2020 classes will be held online only,  through Zoom.
Cancellation Policy
Full refunds allowed for registrations canceled at least five business days before the first day of the registered program. For information about possible cancellation due to inclement weather, call 314-977-SNOW (314-977-7669). If a session is canceled, all paid registrants will receive a full refund.
Accommodations & Additional Information

If you require special accommodations or have a question, contact Karen Bolinger at karen.bolinger@slu.edu or 314-977-2724.

SLU is a registered social work continuing education sponsor in Missouri and Illinois, license number 159.000573.