All Professional Education Program Workshops

The Professional Education Program (PEP) offers high quality continuing education for social workers. Our CE granting workshops cover a wide range of topic areas, including Clinical, Cultural and Social Competence, Ethics, and Clinical Supervision. For workshops that are held on our beautiful campus, parking is free, and lunch is provided at full day events.

All continuing education hours (CEs) are provided by the Monmouth University School of Social Work in accordance with New Jersey Administrative Code 13:44G and are recognized by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners.

Discounts and Promotion Codes for Registration

If you qualify for one of the below discounts please write down its promo code. You will need to enter and apply the code in your shopping cart during your registration process.

MU Social Work Alumni receive a 20% discount on all workshops all the time.
Apply Promotion Code MUALUM20 in your shopping cart**.

Register for 5 or more workshops at one time and you will receive a 10% discount off the total price based on standard registration fees.
Apply Promotion Code PEPREG5 in your shopping cart**.

** Discounts cannot be combined and usage will be verified.

  • 3 Clinical and 2 Social & Cultural - This in-person workshop will explore the role race plays in the therapeutic process when addressing issues of racial trauma and offer participants techniques to openly discuss race and racial trauma in a therapeutic setting.
    Presented by: Jennifer R. Jones-Damis



  • 2.5 Cultural Competence CEs are available as an add-on purchase of $20 -In partnership with the Monmouth University LGBT+ Older Adult Project, The Center for the Arts and The Intercultural Center, we invite you to a screening of From This Day Forward. There will be a post screening discussion with Sharon Shattuck and her parents Trisha and Marcia. Event is free and open to the public.

    Meets criteria for MU Certificate in Aging



  • 3 General CEs - This racial healing circle is enacted to bring healing and restorative justice to communities. The circle goes beyond conversations about race; it is engaged to overcome bias. It is often used to lay foundation for further anti-racism or diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work. The racial healing circle is a storytelling process used as a tool in which participants will connect by listening and sharing.
    Presented by: Laura Giacobbe



  • 1.5 Clinical CEs - This workshop represents an open discussion from the author's perspective on war and some tales from psychotherapy that illustrate the challenges to warriors, warrior families, and practitioners alike. Reintegrating these warriors to their families, their workplace, and their communities is a challenge that requires the support of care-systems all around them.
    Presented by: Colonel (ret) Jeffrey S. Yarvis



  • 20 Clinical CEs - Interested in supervising colleagues on the path to their LCSW? This workshop has been approved by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners as satisfying the 20 hours of post-graduate course work necessary to becoming a clinical supervisor. You must be present for each day of the workshop to receive credit.
    Presented by: Scottie Urmey



  • 2 Clinical CEs -This workshop will assist participants in examining ways they can be exposed to vicarious trauma and understand the importance of self-care and other strategies to reduce stress and burnout.
    Presented by: Jennifer R. Jones-Damis