All programs are taught by experienced, qualified health professionals (QHPs).
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service is recognized by The State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers - #0066.
Through the program, social work professionals can: Our in-person workshops provide participants with a rigorous array of timely and relevant interdisciplinary courses in social work that bear the UA stamp of excellence.
All courses are taught by social work faculty and workshop presenters who are national experts in their fields.
Continuing Education (CE) hours must be completed during the renewal term.
For first-time licenses issued, the number of CE hours due at the first renewal is prorated.At the time of license renewal, licensees are required to attest to completing the required CE hours on the license renewal application.If needed, you may request a CE variance, on the license renewal application, for any required hours not completed during the license term.For more information about our social work continuing education programs, comments or suggestions for new courses, contact Keila Zapata-Kelly, Administrator of Continuing Education via email at [email protected] Social Work Code of Ethics requires continuing education as part of lifelong professional development for social workers.The Department does not pre-approve continuing education (CE) courses or programs.If the course or program satisfies the requirements in MPSW 19 it will be accepted toward the independent social worker's CE license renewal requirements.NOTE: The administrative code for continuing education, MPSW 19, changed effective 3/1/2015; please view the revised MPSW 19 code.Continuing education requirements do not apply to the first license renewal as indicated MPSW 19.02 (3).CE course topics include: Workshops are held at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa.All workshop participants receive a certificate indicating the number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) offered for attending a workshop.