Grand Valley State University works hard to bring our social workers the continuing education clock hours that are required by the state of Michigan. Our goal is to offer quality courses that are meaningful and applicable to professional social workers. We also provide small, personal, and intellectual environments to optimize your learning experience.
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The below programs have been approved for Michigan social work continuing education clock hours through the School of Social Work of Grand Valley State University. Payment is due upon enrollment.
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NOV 17 - EXAMINING HISTORICAL TRAUMA IN INDIAN COUNTRY Note: This program has been changed to January 5, 2018, please see below to register.
DEC 15 - UNDERSTANDING COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IN WEST MICHIGAN - View Flyer - This program meets the human trafficking requirement for licensing. This program is currently full and no wait list is available. Sorry for any inconvenience. Another human trafficking course meeting licensing requirements is being offered in March 2018.
JAN 19 - PRINCESSES DON'T DESERVE TO BE HIT: HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY TESTIFY, PREPARE AND APPEAL PROOF CHILD PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS - View Catalog - FREE to all DHHS and their private agency partner employees. Eligible agency list
FEB 16 - ETHICS AND THE IMPAIRED PROFESSIONAL: WHAT'S A SOCIAL WORKER TO DO? - View Flyer - This program meets the ethics requirement for social work license renewal. Note: date has been changed from November 10 to February 16. Sorry for any inconvenience.
MAR 27 - HUMAN TRAFFICKING: MODERN DAY SLAVERY - View Flyer - This program meets the human trafficking requirement for licensing.
MAY 4 - THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA AND AT HOME: NATIONAL AND LOCAL TRENDS FOR OPIOID ABUSE/ADDICTION - View Flyer - This program is pending MCBAP approval. You are not required to take all three programs in this series.
MAY 11 - THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA AND AT HOME: TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER - View Flyer - This program is pending MCBAP approval. You are not required to take all three programs in this series.
MAY 18 - THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA AND AT HOME: LIFE AFTER TREATMENT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER - View Flyer - This program is pending MCBAP approval. You are not required to take all three programs in this series.
JUN 1 - RECOVERY 101: HOW TO SUPPORT CLIENTS IN EARLY RECOVERY - View Flyer - This program is pending MCBAP approval.
AUG 4-15 - CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS IN IRELAND 2018 - SAVE THE DATE! More information and costs coming soon! 45 hours, including ethics and pain management.
Most recent past year's social work programs:
MAR 7, 14, 21 & 28 - Two Technique Tuesday
MAR 24 & 31 - Step Out of the Box: Apply Ethics on the Micro, Mezzo and Macro Level
APR 21 - MiTeam Supervision and Mentoring
MAY 5 - Adolescents: Engaging and Intervening with a Complex Population
MAY 26 - Did You Hear What I Said? Culture, Communication and Conflict
JUN 23 - Moving Toward Cultural Intelligence
SEP 8 - Social Media: Keeping Our Kids Safe
SEP 22 - Applying DBT Skills to Clinical Practice
SEP 22 - Step Out of the Box: Apply Ethics on the Micro, Mezzo and Macro Level (Traverse City)
OCT 13 - Play: Exploring Play for the Healing Child
OCT 20 - Effective Use of Parenting Time: The Impact on Permanence and Family Wellness
NOV 3 - Managing Chronic Pain
Registration Deadline: Three days prior to each training by 5:00 p.m.
Cancellation Policy: Should your plans change, you may transfer your registration to another person or class at any time. Cancellations must be received in writing (via fax, mail or email) 48 hours prior to class start time. Cancellations received before the deadline will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after the deadline and/or no-shows are not eligible for refunds.
If you have questions, please call our office at (616) 331-7180 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org