Program Information

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.

 

Winter GVSU

 

Scheduled Programs

To find out more information or to register, please click on the programs' title below.

MAY 1 - UNPACKING THE 'WHY': UNCOVERING THE REASONS FOR USING AN EATING DISORDER AS A COPING MECHANISM AND HELPING DEVELOP AND UNDERSTANDING IN THE PERSON TO PROMOTE CHANGE ~ Download flyer Payment is due at registration

MAY 8 - Ara Cary Lecture Series presents THE RIGHT TO BE SAFE: IDENTIFYING AND ADDRESSING SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION ~ Download flyer     Payment is due upon enrollment.

JUN 12ADVANCED CARE PLANNING: MAKING WISHES KNOWN ~ Download flyer

JUL 17 - SOCIAL WORK CLINICAL EXAMINATION PREPARATION COURSE

AUG 2-13 - IRELAND FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND NURSES: A TRIP ABROAD ~ Download Brochure ~ Proposed Itinerary ~ Registration Deadline is May 15. Please click on the title link to register and make the $500 deposit payment. We need a minimum number of committed professionals to make the trip a go. Thank you.

Past year's social work programs:

NOV 21 - Veterans Coming Home: Cultural Competence, Families, Readjustment and PTSD

DEC 5 - Program Evaluation: Get Outcomes and Become an Eval Doer!

DEC 12 - When a Child Dies: Psychosocial Dynamics and Strategies for Healthy Grieving

JAN 23 - Stop Trying to Manage Your Time: Why It Doesn't Work in Child Welfare

JAN 30 - Contemplation State Be Gone

FEB 13 - 10th Annual Art & Science of Aging Conference

FEB 20 - Social Work Ethics: Issues and Dilemmas for Clinicians, Supervisors and Administrators

MAR 6 - Pain Management and Mindfulness

MAR 11 - Self-Care: Yoga Flow and Meditation 

MAR 13 - Mental Health. Substance Use and Elderly Adults

MAR 20 - All Eyes Open: Commercial Exploitation of Minors in America

MAR 25 - Self-Care: restorative Yoga and Meditation

MAR 27 - Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Social Worker

APR 10 - Is this Right, Ethically Speaking?

Registration Deadline: Two 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 socialworkce@gvsu.edu