Professional Education Program

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. All workshops 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.

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**.

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

Current students and non-social workers interested in attending a PEP workshop can do so for a fee of $20.00. This option is intended for those who do not need CE credits. No CE certificate will be issued to those utilizing this registration option.
Apply Promotion Code NOCEU in your shopping cart**.

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

PEP Refund Policy

A $20 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. No credit vouchers will be issued toward a future program date.

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to

Written cancellation must be submitted by 5 p.m. the business day before the workshop is scheduled to run (e.g., to cancel participation for a Monday workshop, written notification must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Friday before).

Refunds will be provided as follows:
Participants who submit written cancellation to by 5 p.m. the business day before the workshop is scheduled to run will receive 100% of the registration fee paid, minus the $20.00 processing fee.

Participants who cancel any time after 5 p.m. the business day before the workshop is scheduled to run forfeit their registration fee and receive no refund.

When workshops are cancelled by PEP, no penalties apply and full refunds are issued.

  • SoulCollage® is a personal and powerful art therapy technique with implications for clinical practice with individuals and in group therapy. This workshop will provide an overview of its history and principles. Participants will practice SoulCollage® and learn its uses for assisting clients in increasing self-knowledge and confronting blocks.


  • Social workers inherently have the knowledge to help clients cope with challenges and achievement, and the practice of life coaching can be a logical career move. Life Coaching focuses on helping others achieve their personal best. The goal is to create ease, enhance power and take action. This workshop will focus on the tools that empower clients to transform their lives, situations, and outcomes.


  • When clients and caregivers are informed of life-altering illness (such as cancer, HIV, or heart disease) the question of “Why” is often asked and can raise existential angst. This workshop will provide clinicians with the necessary tools and evidence based techniques to help improve coping and make meaning out of a life-altering illness.


  • In the era of #MeToo, how can you empower clients to foster ego strength and advocate for themselves? This workshop will help practitioners understand the nature of sexual harassment in a patriarchal system and how it has victimized women and men. Issues of power will be explored and NJ laws will be explained.


  • Many of our clients need a safe space to navigate and come to terms with how racism and oppression are impacting their lives. Dealing with the topic of racism in an open, factual and compassionate way may alleviate some client anxiety around the topic and help them address these issues in a safe environment. This workshop will explore the role race plays in the therapeutic process and offer techniques to openly discuss race and racial trauma in a therapeutic setting.