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Professional Development Programs • Social Workers and Professional Counselors

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Earn your required CEHs and CEUs with workshops sponsored by UW Oshkosh and the Northeast Wisconsin Alliance for Social Worker and Professional Counselor Continuing Education.

Click here to download the Spring 2018 workshop brochure

Strategies for Working with Mandated Clients, Safety Strategies in the Field, & Conflict Resolution in Human Services      

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 9 a.m.–4 p.m. in Hartford, WI

Working with mandated or involuntary clients is a common challenge for human service workers across multiple disciplines. Clients may appear to be resistant to services; however, there are special considerations and strategies in the assessment and intervention process that can optimize client outcomes for mandated clients. Learn more

The Ethics and Boundaries of Confidentiality

Friday, May 11, 2018 • 9 a.m.–1 p.m. in Fond du Lac, WI

This workshop is for human service providers who want to increase their ability to maintain confidentiality in practice, professional/non-practice settings, and their personal lives. Using the code of ethics frameworks for NASW, AAMFT, and ACA, along with requirements of HIPPA, human service providers will better ensure the confidentiality of those they work with and minimize their risk for grievance, censure, and litigation. Learn more

CEH/CEU Requirements: For the March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019 biennium30 continuing education credit hours are required. Of those, 4 credit hours must be in social work ethics and professional boundaries.

Social work training programs sponsored by the Northeast Wisconsin Alliance for Social Worker Continuing Education will be accepted by the State of Wisconsin as continuing education hours. Full attendance at the workshop will earn continuing education hours.

  • Professional Counselor CEH: The UW Oshkosh Department of Counselor Education, accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Program (CACREP) has approved these workshops for continuing education hours.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Workshop participants can receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for their full participation in each workshop.

In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling our office.

Student Rate: Students currently enrolled in the UW Oshkosh Social Work Program may register at a reduced rate of $20. You must register using your UW Oshkosh email address and include your seven-digit student ID number.

Registration Deadlines: The registration deadline for each of the workshops is 10 business days before the program starts. After this date, please call the UW Oshkosh Division of Online and Continuing Education at (920) 424-1129 to determine program availability.

Questions and More Information: Questions concerning registration and program content should be directed to the Division of Online and Continuing Education, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI 54901-8623. Please call (920) 424-1129.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 10 business days before the program will receive a full refund, minus a $35 processing charge. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 10 business days before the program. UW Oshkosh reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment, as well as the right to limit enrollment due to excessive demand. UW Oshkosh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. If you need special assistance and/or accommodations, please notify us by the registration deadline. All requests will be kept confidential.

Program Manager: The program manager for these workshops is Jason Hubbard. We are continuously looking for new and diverse program ideas. You can contact Jason at (920) 424-1129. You may also email him at

Click Here for a listing of Social Work and Counseling programs offered by University of Wisconsin Green Bay Continuing Professional Education.