Continuing Education

Looking to earn contact hours?

The Office of Professional Excellence is committed to lifelong learning that expands your thinking and strengthens your practice. Our workshops are social by design, aimed at helping you grow your professional network while learning about contemporary issues of the profession.

Columbia School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. Provider #SW- 0021

Continuing Education Units (CEs) available!

  • Please check our event calendar for the latest continuing education offerings.
  • Self Study Courses: We have a growing list of recordings of excellent events hosted here at the Columbia School of Social Work. Go to our Self Study page to view them and starting earning credits.
  • Special Accommodations and Grievance Policy: For information on special accommodations or our grievance policy, click here.


Intensive Workshops on Complicated Grief offered by CSSW

continuing-edLooking to add a new string to your bow? The Columbia School of Social Work offers intensive training workshops for mental health care providers looking to pick up qualifications in: Complicated Grief Therapy.

Looking for credits?

Alumni of the Columbia School of Social Work are eligible to enroll in a number of LCSW-approved for-credit courses every semester (Spring, Summer and Fall), which at the same time will earn them 22.5-45 Continuing Education Units (CUs) for the New York State continuing education requirements.


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