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LearnUFT courses for Social Workers

As a state-approved provider of Continuing Education hours for Licensed Master of Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Social Workers, the UFT's LearnUFT program offers low-cost professional learning opportunities specifically designed to meet our social work members’ needs.

Beginning January 1, 2015, each Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) must complete 36 hours of approved continuing education courses for each triennial registration period. No more than 12 hours of continuing education activities in any 36 month period, or one-third of the total hours in periods of other length, may consist of self-study educational activities from New York State Education Department-approved providers.

Upcoming Sessions

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn how trauma affects the body, brain and behavior and discuss triggers and coping skills. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn about the relationship between gaming and gambling and how to communicate effectively with parents and children about them. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn a brief history of domestic violence from a social justice perspective and why this is an important topic in school settings. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for elementary school social workers, participants will practice using strength-based language to help facilitate difficult conversations. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will practical suggestions for dealing with cyberbullying. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn tools to respond in healthy ways to different levels of emotional distress. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn how to identify signs and symptoms of vicarious trauma and how to respond. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will explore various aspects of social-emotional learning and models being used in schools. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will examine the psychological complexity of eating disorders and explore the benefits of a cutting-edge, evidence-based transdiagnostic treatment which focuses on emotional awareness and exposure. Two CE hours will be offered.

| 10:00 am – 12:00 am

In this Member Assistance Program workshop for social workers, participants will learn how to integrate clinical knowledge and educational intervention in the form of a collaborative care model to address adolescents with mental health issues. Two CE hours will be offered.