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Staying current on issues related to your career has never been more important.

The Brown School's professional development program is designed to serve the needs of social workers, public health professionals, and those in related fields.  We offer a constantly changing array of courses pertinent to clinical practice, management, and evaluation. The program leads the professional community in its commitment to innovation, renewal of skills, and integration of new learning into daily practice.


 Upcoming Workshops

Anna Shabsin, JD, MSW: Friday, September 30, 2016, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Full class.
Jennifer R. Bruner, LPC, ATR-BC, NCC: Friday, September 30, 2016, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ciléia Miranda-Yuen, MBA: Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Full Class.
Joan Benz, PhD, MSW, LCSW: Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Michael Thompson, MA, DC, CCWP: Friday, October 7, 2016, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 Upcoming Intensive Training Institutes

Christian Mauro, PhD: Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day
Ryan Lindsay, MSW, LCSW: Friday, November 4 & Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., both days
Judith Weber, MBA, CPM: Monday, January 9 - Friday, January 13, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day
Laurie Gould, MBA: Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17,2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., each day

 Upcoming Lectures and Activities

Lisa Bulawsky, MFA, and Penina Acayo, MFA: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 Executive Education

Executive education opportunities, meeting multiple times over the course of a year.

 Online Lectures

Provides an overview of brain development during the adolescent years with implications for constructively engaging teens (approx. 1 hour) 1 CEU - $15
Discusses the elements of financial capability and presents practice implications for social work (approx. 13 minutes)
Offers resources and tips for finding evidence based practices and valid instruments (approx. 1 hour) 1 CEU - $15
Discusses the significance of neglect in childhood on long-term behavioral outcomes (approx. 1 hour) 1 CEU - $15
Presents examples of Mapping and Well-Being Ranking as tools for participatory development work. (approx. 19 minutes)



Helpful Links





Janet Gillow, MSW
George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Professional Development
One Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1196
St. Louis, MO 63130


(314) 935-7573

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