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Social Work Continuing Education (SWCE) supports the educational outreach mission of both the University of Washington and the School of Social Work. SWCE provides an extensive curriculum of year-round, life-long learning opportunities to human service professionals. The SWCE service offerings help professionals stay current with new developments in the field, upgrade their skills, exchange ideas and network with colleagues, and revitalize their commitment to their profession. SWCE is an authorized provider of continuing education courses for a wide variety of professionals who maintain their licensure or other accreditation.
The educational mission and opportunities of SWCE are achieved through three service offerings:
SWCE offers a range of affordable one and two-day courses for social workers and human service professionals.
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Currently, SWCE offers three certificate programs. These programs are learning opportunities that provide participants evidenced based, “best practice” knowledge and skills. Instructors are experts and leaders in their respective fields. Certificates are specifically designed with the working professional in mind, meeting over multiple sessions and incorporating a variety of learning styles, such as online and classroom environments. Follow the links below for comprehensive information of each certificate program and registration.
Continuing Education Tailored Workshops and Partnerships
SWCE welcomes the opportunity to partner with both public, non-governmental, and private human service providers and institutions to develop custom training programs as well as to support current training programs. If you would like more information about or to propose partnerships, please contact Anjulie Ganti, Director of Continuing Education, at 206-543-7662 or at email@example.com.
Continuing Education Hours
In today’s world, life-long learning is essential to keep pace with best practice knowledge, models, and skills. Certified and licensed professionals in a wide variety of fields need to continually complete contact hours for credentialing. SWCE meets this important piece of professional practice through being a authorized provider of high quality and affordable courses and programs that meet continuing education hours across multiple human service fields.
Social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists. SWCE is a qualified provider for continuing education requirements for licenses through the Washington State Department of Health (e.g., LICSW, LASW, LMHC).
Licensed Psychologists. SWCE is a qualified continuing education provider for licensed psychologists, per WAC 246-924-240.
School Counselors and School Social Workers.The UW is approved by the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to provide clock hours for all those with continuing level certificates.
Washington State Mental Health Specialists. The workshops listed within the Certificate Programs in Child and Adolescent Mental Heath and Geriatric Mental Health count toward the 100 hours of classroom training required for those working in the public mental health system who seek designation as a Mental Health Specialist in these fields.
SWCE maintains a portfolio of instructors for courses and workshops. If you have expertise in social work, human service practice, or education and you are interested in teaching SWCE courses, please contact Anjulie Ganti, Director of Continuing Education, at 206-543-7662 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also send your current resume, brief statement of teaching interests, and copies of any teaching evaluations to: Continuing Education, Attn: Anjulie Ganti, 4101 - 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6299.
If you have questions about UW Social Work Continuing Education courses and any of the certificate programs, please call at 206-897-8939 or 1-800-506-1325 and press zero. Information can also be found at http://pce.uw.edu.
If you are interested in pursuing a B.A.S.W., M.S.W. or Ph.D. degree, contact the School of Social Work admissions office at 206-543-5676, visit the Admissions section on our website, or e-mail email@example.com.