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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LCSW Exam Prep Course

Presenter: David Landsman-Wohlsifer, PhD, LCSW

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9am to 4pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9am to 4pm

Location: Boca Raton campus, room TBA

Cost: $150 if your payment is received by May 27th at midnight after May 27th it increases to $175.

CEUs: none

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Presenter: Gus Castellanos, MD

Dates:

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Introductory Workshop

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 1

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 2

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 3

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 4

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 5

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 6

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Retreat Day

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 7

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm – Week 8

Location: FAU campus in Jupiter, Room SR 209

Retreat Day location TBD

Cost: $375 if your payment is received by September 13th afterwards the cost increases to $425.

CEUs: 27 1/2

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Strategies: Integrating DBT Skills into Clinical Services

Presenter: Michelle Quilter, PsyD, CASAC

Date/Time: Friday, November 9, 2018 9am – 5pm

Location: FAU Boca Campus; room to be determined

Cost: $150 until October 26; $175 thereafter

CEUs: 7

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The New NASW Code of Ethics: Are you Ready?

Presenter: Allan Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018, 9am – 12pm

Location: Boca Raton campus, room TBA

Cost: $65 until October 19, 2018; $75 thereafter

CEUs: 3 Ethics CEUs

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Loving with the Brain in Mind: A Relational-Neurobiological Approach to Couple Therapy

Presenter: Mona Fishbane, Ph.D.

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, February 11th-12th, 2019, 9am – 5pm

Location: Boca Raton campus, room TBA

Cost: $295 until January 28; $345 thereafter

CEUs: 14 CEUs

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Interpersonal Mindfulness: Cultivating Presence in Relationship

Presenter: Phyllis Hicks, DMin,, NCLPC

Dates: March 8-10, 2019

Location: Boca Raton Campus; Student Union Majestic Palm Room

CEUs: TBD

Information and registration pending

Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy

Presenter: Andrew Tatarsky, PhD

Dates: April 5-7, 2019, 9am – 4pm

Location: Boca Raton Campus, room TBD

Cost: $475

CEUs: 18

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CBT 5 Day Certificate Course

Presenters: David Landsman-Wohlsifer, Ph.D., LCSW and Jeff Shearer, ACSW, LCSW, CAP

Dates: May 6-10, 2019, 9am – 4pm

Location: Boca Campus, Location TBA

Cost: $695 if payment is received by April 26th, 2019, afterwards the cost increases to $745.

CEUs: 40

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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 and the Florida Board of Psychology (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 mshaw@health.fau.edu. 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 sdochter@fau.edu.

If you have any questions about Professional Development please contact Sara Dochterman at sdochter@fau.edu or 561-297-3234.