UWM School & College Realignment: The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, School of Education and School of Information Studies will be housed under the new College of Community Engagement and Professions on July 1, 2023. Learn more.

At the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, we believe in the importance of continuing education. Our dynamic professional development programs will prepare you for the challenges found in both social work and criminal justice settings.

Dedicated faculty and community practitioners teach an array of courses that blend theory and practice while covering topics that are relevant to you.

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Mary Heller
Continuing Education Coordinator & Training for Adoption Competency Project Assistant
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Custom Programming


Tailored Training

We will work with you to develop on-site courses specifically tailored to your agency. Everyone in your agency – administrators, staff, social workers and paraprofessionals – can benefit from the custom programming of our faculty and experts.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please fill out the On-site Course Request form.

Expertise in Many Areas

Helen Bader School of Social Work faculty members and community practitioners are helping individuals, families and communities to thrive. We are taking the lead with partnering agencies to address issues including addiction, trauma-informed care, homeless veterans, adult caregivers and children who help care for adults.

Convenient Learning

On-site courses help your staff learn in a comfortable setting. Professionals earn Continuing Education Hour (CEH) credits and benefit from receiving the most up-to-date information about a specific area in their field.

Professional Development Courses

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66 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Dates: 09/10/2022 – 06/10/2023
  • Weekday: Saturdays
  • Time: 9:00 am-12:30 pm
  • Cohort: #18
  • Application Deadline: 08/12/2022
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66 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: In-Person
  • Dates: 09/30/2022 – 02/24/2023
  • Weekday: Fridays
  • Time: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
  • Cohort: #19
  • Application Deadline: 09/01/2022
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0 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 01/11/2023
  • Weekday: Wednesday
  • Time: 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
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0 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 01/13/2023
  • Weekday: Friday
  • Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
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3 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 01/20/2023
  • Weekday: Friday
  • Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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2 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 01/27/2023
  • Weekday: Friday
  • Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am
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0 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 02/23/2023
  • Weekday: Monday
  • Time: 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
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2 CEHs
  • Instruction Method: Online
  • Date: 03/11/2023
  • Weekday: Saturday
  • Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Register

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