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.

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.

PEP Refund Policy

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.

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.

The workshops listed below will be conducted live through an online platform called Zoom.
  • 1.5 Ethics - This workshop is designed for social workers in all settings who may work with older adults and/or their caregivers. Issues pertaining to self-determination, desire to “age in place,” use of assistive technology devices, elder abuse, confidentiality, and caregiving will be explored.
    Presented by: Jeanne Koller


  • 3 Clinical CEs - This presentation brings visibility to the experience of traumatic childbirth. Participants will: learn the essential components of traumatic birth; identify risk factors for developing PTSD due to childbirth; discuss the impact of traumatic childbirth on women’s health; understand the consequences of chronic PTSD on mom, baby and partner; and, review the recommendations for clinical care.
    Presented by: Geraldine “Gerry” Viggiani


  • 5 Ethics CEs - This workshop examines the process of assessing and resolving ethical dilemmas, the evolving ethical standards related to our technological world, and other classic ethical challenges related to the therapeutic relationship with clients and the systems of which they are a part.
    Presented by: Kimberly Deneka Corbett


  • 3 Social & Cultural Competence CEs -Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women-more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. This workshop will provide an overview of what constitutes domestic violence as well as review the Violence Against Women Act. Participants will increase their understanding of domestic violence, learn the warning signs and symptoms, and become familiar with available resources.
    Presented by: Monique Pearlman