Office of Professional Development

Welcome to the Office of Professional Development.

Mission Statement:

The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work, Office of Professional Development is committed to delivering the highest quality of professional educational programming to clinical social workers and allied disciplinary practitioners. We aim to engage the local to international community by offering educational opportunities that enrich, nurture, and improve the well-being of all individuals.


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CBT 5 Day Certificate Course

David Landsman-Wohlsifer, Ph.D., LCSW and
Jeff Shearer, ACSW, LCSW, CAP
Dates/Times: May 6-10, 2019, 9am – 4pm
Location: Boca Campus, Location SO170
Cost: $745; $695 early bird until April 22
CEUs: 40

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LCSW Exam Prep Course

Presenter: David Landsman-Wohlsifer, PhD, LCSW

Date/Time: Saturday April 13, 2019, 9am to 4pm
Location: Boca Raton Campus, Room SO250
Cost: $175; $150 early bird until March 30

Date/Time: Saturday May 11, 2019, 9am to 4pm
Location: Boca Raton Campus, Room SO250
Cost: $175; $150 early bird until April 27

CEUs: none

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All Professional Development courses are on the Boca Raton campus in the Social Science (SO) Building unless otherwise noted. Click here for parking information and maps.

FAU Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work is an approved provider of the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, the Florida Board of Psychology and the Florida Board of Nursing (BAP #50-6251).

If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations please complete the Application for Support Services and submit with documentation of your disability to Student Accessibility Services (SAS) will process the application and contact you to discuss your accommodation needs. SAS requires that this information be provided at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Professional Development Course, so that we have sufficient time to set up the accommodations requested. Thank you!

Refunds minus a $30 administrative fee allowed for cancellations up to 14 days prior to workshop. No refunds after 14 days prior to workshop. Refunds or transfers to other course dates may be permitted in cases of documented personal or immediate family medical emergency, when the same course is being offered on multiple dates, at the discretion of the Professional Development Coordinator. Registrations may not be transferred to another individual. Printed course materials will only be provided to those who attend the course. To request a refund or transfer, please contact Sara Dochterman at

If you have any questions about Professional Development please contact Sara Dochterman at or 561-297-6680.