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. 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.

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.

The workshops listed below will be conducted live through an online platform called Zoom.
  • 1 Opioid and 2 General CEs - In this conference three speakers will present on important caregiving topics: mental health of caregivers; support for employed caregivers; and caregiving issues related to opioid use and misuse.
    Presented by: Lauren Snedeker, Christa Hogan, Daniel D'Andrea

    Meets criteria for MU Certificate in Aging (Opioid and Elective Hours).

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs - In this course participants will learn how to identify, understand and distinguish the 9 Enneagram Types and their corresponding 3 Instinctual Variants. Further, participants will engage in the process of discovering and exploring their own unique Enneagram Type and that of others in their life; thereby deepening one’s appreciation and compassion towards self and other as offered by the clarity this knowledge will yield. Presented by: Vanessa Moss

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs - We have all encountered situations where we have relied on paperwork from other providers or assumed from past situations when completing an assessment. The goal of the presentation is to help professionals think outside of the box and to also talk about working with other disciplines to provide the best assessment and care plan for clients. Presented by: Dawn Neglia

    Meets criteria for MU Certificate in Aging Elective Hours.

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs - Treatment outcomes for patients with trauma and addiction are worse than with other dual diagnosis patients or those strictly with addiction issues. Studies show that treating trauma and addiction simultaneously leads to better long-term recovery. In this training, you will learn the most up-to-date theoretical models in trauma and addiction. Presented by: Aubrey B. Hunt

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs - How many of your clients have presented with trouble sleeping? Insomnia is on the rise, come learn some strategies for helping people sleep better using CBT-I including: sleep hygiene, stimulus control, sleep restriction therapy, and modifying unhelpful thinking patterns that contribute to the cycle of bad (or no) sleep. Presented by: Laura Depko

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 2 Clinical CEs - Positive Psychology is a practical science that can be applied to help people increase their well-being, build resiliency, learn their strengths and enhance overall life satisfaction. Interventions can help alleviate and prevent mild to moderate depression and help people bounce back from adversity. In this workshop clinicians will learn how to teach skills to clients that will help to improve their physical and emotional health. Presented by: Diane Lang

    Price:

    $40.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs -This workshop is designed to teach participants how to apply a model for “successful aging” in the psychological, physical, and social dimensions of the older adult. You will learn how to identify challenges that may require intervention and patterns that can affect the treatment relationship. Presented by: Stephen Sidorsky

    Meets criteria for MU Certificate in Aging Elective Hours.

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 2 Clinical CEs - Positive Parenting is an approach focused on bringing out the best in kids by focusing on their potential, strengths, and inherent abilities. The use of this approach can provide children with a more optimistic and resilient outlook. This workshop will focus on establishing nurturing environments, being a role model, and ways to utilize strengths and abilities as a way to create happy and meaningful lives.
    Presented by: Diane Lang

    Price:

    $40.00

  • 3 Social & Cultural Competence CEs - Teen dating violence is a common health issue that can have a devastating effect on a person’s life. In this workshop participants will: learn how to define and recognize teen dating violence; gain an understanding of the rates of incidents; review childhood development theory and how development is impacted by victimization; and obtain resource information on prevention and intervention.
    Presented by: Monique Pearlman

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 3 Ethics CEs -Bullying is a type of maltreatment that significantly affects the well-being of older or vulnerable adults targeted by the bully (or bullies). It can represent an ethical dilemma for mandatory reporters. Join us to explore the ethical obligation to respond to bullying, focusing on bullying at congregate settings. Presented by: Colleen Beach and Kirsten Madsen

    Meets criteria for MU Certificate in Aging Elective Hours.

    Price:

    $60.00

  • 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

    Price:

    $350.00

  • 3 Clinical CEs -This workshop will highlight the use of yoga as treatment for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It will review what is happening in the brain when mental health symptoms are heightened and studies that have proven the positive effects of yoga. Participants should dress comfortably and log in from a space that allows movement as breathing and yoga poses will be demonstrated and practiced.
    Presented by: Helen Heilala-Cassell

    Price:

    $60.00