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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: $69 for non-Temple alumni; $49 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.

October 2017 Courses (click here to view in a calendar format)

Military Counseling I: An Overview of Clinical Work with Military and First Responders and Their Families (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Military Counseling I

Oct. 20, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by James Corbin

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Military Counseling.*


Military Counseling II: Identifying and Understanding Military and First Responder Trauma, Risk Factors and Models of Treatment (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Military Counseling II

Oct. 20, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by James Corbin

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Military Counseling.*


Behavioral Heath in Primary Care I: Core Principles (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Behavioral Health in Primary Care I

Oct. 21, 2017 from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Frank Johnson

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Medical Social Work.*


Behavioral Health in Primary Care II: Advanced Practice (3 CE hours)

Click here to register for Social Work in Primary Care II

Oct. 21, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Frank Johnson

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Medical Social Work.*


Medical Ethics for Social Workers (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Medical Ethics

Oct. 27, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Providenza Rocco

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Medical Social Work.*


Neurobiology of Trauma (3 CE hours)
Click here to register for Neurobiology of Trauma

Oct. 27, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple University Center City Campus
Course presented by Paul Felker

This course qualifies toward a certificate in Medical Social Work and Trauma.*


* 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.