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Continuing Education at the School of Social Work

Your source for professional and career development.

The School of Social Work offers life-long learning through our Continuing Education Professional and Career Development program. No matter what your interests or career goals are, you'll gain the knowledge you need from CE courses taught by Temple's renowned social work professors and recognized leaders in the field.

The program is approved for Pennsylvania and New Jersey license renewal requirements for continuing education. 

The School of Social Work will continually add to courses covering all areas of social work practice. Special on-site trainings can be designed for agencies and programs requiring specific trainings to enhance staff expertise and performance, appropriate for social workers in the field, supervisors and management. To find out how we can help, contact Alan Pfeffer at apfeffer@temple.edu or (215) 204-6554 for more information.


school of social work Continuing education Courses

Course registration is available now. Click here to view courses available for registration. New courses will be added weekly. 

Tuition: $79 for non-Temple alumni; $59 for Temple alumni or Temple-affiliated individuals
Special Bundle Discount: Register for two courses on the same day and save $20! Be sure both courses are in your basket at checkout.
Early Registration: Register 30 or more days prior to the scheduled course date and save an additional $10.

Upcoming Courses

Introduction to Behavioral Health in Primary Care (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Primary Care I

Jan. 20, 2018 or April 28, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Dr. Frank Johnson, LCSW


Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Primary Care II

Jan. 20, 2017 or April 28, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Dr. Frank Johnson, LCSW


Military Counseling I: Introduction to Clinical and Ethical Practice (3 CE hours)*
Click here to register for Military Counseling I

Jan. 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by James Corbin

*Credits qualify for the Military Counseling Certificate


Military Counseling II: Military Culture 101 and Implications for Clinical Treatment (3 CE hours)*
Click here to register for Military Counseling II

Jan. 26, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by James Corbin

*Credits qualify for the Military Counseling Certificate


EMDR: A-TIP (Acute-Traumatic Incident Processing) (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for EMDR: A-TIP 

Jan. 20, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Judy Fuhrman, LCSW, Certified EMDR Therapist


EMDR Basics I: Overview and Introduction to Theory (3 CE hours)
Registration will open soon for this course

Feb. 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Judy Fuhrman, LCSW, Certified EMDR Therapist


EMDR Basics II: Introduction to Practice (3 CE hours)
Registration will open soon for this course

Feb. 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Judy Fuhrman, LCSW, Certified EMDR Therapist


school of social work LCSW/LSW Prep Courses

Tuition: $99 for non-Temple alumni; $79 for Temple alumni or Temple-affiliated individuals

Click here to register for LCSW/LSW Prep

Jan. 20, 2018 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
March 17, 2018 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at Temple University Ambler Campus
April 21, 2018 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Dr. Celeste Vaughan-Briggs


* Most certificates require a total of 24 CE hours of course content including 2 required courses and 6 electives. Once complete, you are entitled to take ethics (3 CE hours), Child Abuse Reporting AKA Act 31 (2 CE hours, pending approval) and Suicide Prevention (1 CE hour) at no additional charge. The 30 hours of course work completes required CE hours for license renewal in PA. You will have many electives to select from, customizing the certificate toward your career goals. New courses will be added each week as dates, times and venues are confirmed.