Online Courses

 Registration for online courses is now open.

 

 
  1. Available courses are listed below by category. Once you have reviewed the list of available courses, please complete the registration form to register. Courses typically cost between $25-35. There is also a $5 registration fee. 
  2. Once you register, you will receive an email with an enrollment key for each course and instructions for creating an account on SmithOnline.
  3. To complete the course, sign in to SmithOnline and enroll in each course by entering the enrollment key.
  4. To receive CE credit you must complete the course evaluation, post-test and submit your attestation.

You have 30 days from the time of enrollment to complete your course.  

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Available Courses (by category)

CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate 
Stephanie Washington, Ed.D., LCSW-S, assists beginning and experienced supervisors in the development of practical tools and responses to ethical transactions with supervisees across varying contexts and developmental levels.
CEs: none available | Level: Intermediate
Marianne Yoshioka, M.S.W., MBA, Ph.D., provides attendees with an overview of teaching as an adjunct faculty member from point of hire to understanding the objectives of an effective university instructor or advisor to being in the classroom. 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Jenny Coleman, M.A., LMHC, presents primary prevention strategies using Stop It Now!’s model of prevention and resources for adults and families. After a brief review of the scope of sexual abuse, Coleman will introduce participants to key steps in prevention.
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., offers rare insights into how kids honestly think and feel about having ADHD and what best helps them. Based on her unique, strength-based approach, ;the 5C’s of ADHD parenting,' Saline shares a variety of helpful and practical solutions to teach kids essential daily living skills that reduce stress and increase positivity.  
 
CEs: 1.25 | Level: Intermediate
Jessica Pryce, Ph.D., examines racial identity development and the importance of understanding one’s own racial identity. Participants will learn the different stages of Racial Identity Development and how one’s racial identity impacts one’s work with families.

Using a Neuro-Developmental Framework in Child Trauma Treatment
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Stephen Bradley, M.S.W., M.Ed., will discuss Bruce Perry's Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT™) and its approach to treating child trauma. 

When Worrying Takes Over: Helping Kids Overcome Anxiety and Build Resilience
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., discusses how anxiety works and what professionals (and parents) can do to help kids reduce their worries. Saline will also show participants how to help kids change their relationship with worry and avoid the pitfalls of negative thinking. 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., provides a strength based, collaborative approach to motivate ADHD teens who are out of the box thinkers. Saline will share strategies to teach all-important executive functioning skills that increase personal accountability and foster independence.

Working with Gender Diverse Children
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Acey Mercer, LMSW, will provide an overview of gender identity and gender expression focusing on understanding the needs and developmental processes of gender diverse children. This course will examine the psychosocial and biological factors that contribute to the development of a child’s gender identity and expression, including social, cultural and familial influences

 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Katherine Glick, LPC, LCADC, ACS, MAC, SAP, explores the systems of oppression that impact marginalized people, particularly people of color and sexual minority individuals in the therapy room. Glick will explore best practices through an anti-oppression lens that presents ways of guiding the therapeutic relationship development to not only respectfully acknowledge difference but also to maximize it to improve interactions and outcomes.

Ethical Issues in Supervision: Evolving Contexts
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Stephanie Washington, Ed.D., LCSW-S, assists beginning and experienced supervisors in the development of practical tools and responses to ethical transactions with supervisees across varying contexts and developmental levels.
 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Cathering Hodes, M.S.W., examines key ways in which abusive relationships are different from relationships where there is escalated conflict and volatility. Understanding complex power dynamics and exploring autonomy, entitlement, fear, and isolation can help deepen assessments. Comparing healthy, high-conflict, and abusive relationships in several key areas helps to promote safety, trauma-reduction, and best practice. Specific assessment questions and a case scenario are presented.

Practicing Alcohol Moderation
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Craig James, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, and Cyndi Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, present an overview of harm reduction, differentiate types of drinkers and their treatment needs, interpret the Alcohol Moderation Assessment, develop a Moderate Drinking Plan, and teach tools for alcohol moderation.

Suicidality: Changing the Narrative
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Simone Jacobs, LCSW-C, and Joanne Zucchetto, LCSW-C, ask participants to reconsider current understanding of suicidal behaviors as the problem and to demonstrate, through case examples, how suicidality holds meaning for our clients that requires exploration. Jacobs and Zucchetto also present techniques to help work through the many emotional, practical and ethical problems that can arise from an acute or chronic suicidal crisis.

Three Mental Health Nutrition Principles Every Therapist Should Know
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Stephanie Small, M.S.W., LCSW, explores the connection between the Standard American Diet, gut function and mental health, and learn simple, highly effective interventions.
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Cathering Hodes, M.S.W., examines key ways in which abusive relationships are different from relationships where there is escalated conflict and volatility. Understanding complex power dynamics and exploring autonomy, entitlement, fear, and isolation can help deepen assessments. Comparing healthy, high-conflict, and abusive relationships in several key areas helps to promote safety, trauma-reduction, and best practice. Specific assessment questions and a case scenario are presented.

More Than Two: Working with Non-monogamy and Polyamory
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Katherine Glick, LPC, LCADC, ACS, MAC, SAP, assists participants in understanding variations in non-monogamous and polyamorous relationship structures, in order to enhance their therapeutic skills when working with individuals and relationships that are not traditionally monogamous.

Two of Them, One of Me: The Art of Holding Two Perspectives in Couples Therapy
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Nancy Knudsen, LMFT, discusses how doing effective therapy with more than one person in the room is a whole different endeavor from working with an individual.
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Catherine Hodes, M.S.W., LICSW, explores the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders for survivors of partner abuse, their families, communities and the advocates who serve them.  

When Worrying Takes Over: Helping Kids Overcome Anxiety and Build Resilience
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., discusses how anxiety works and what professionals (and parents) can do to help kids reduce their worries. Saline will also show participants how to help kids change their relationship with worry and avoid the pitfalls of negative thinking. 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Karen Bullock, Ph.D., provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the revised NASW Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice. 

Introduction to Palliative Care
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Jennifer Halpern, Ph.D., LMSW, APHSW-C, reviews some of the numerous roles for passionate palliative/hospice social workers, introduces social worker’s role in the micro, meso and macro levels of health-related organizations and the community and discusses how the experienced practitioner is likely to incorporate all of these approaches. 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Toby Davis, M.Ed., discusses core social justice concepts such as privilege, power, intersectionality and oppression and helps participants analyze their own experiences of privilege and oppression and identify concrete steps to apply a liberatory consciousness to their own spheres of influence. 
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Katherine Glick, LPC, LCADC, ACS, MAC, SAP, explores best practices for cultural humility and empowerment through an anti-oppression lens that presents ways of guiding the therapeutic relationship development to not only respectfully acknowledge difference but also to maximize it to improve interactions and outcomes.
 
CEs: 1.25 | Level: Intermediate
Jessica Pryce, Ph.D., examines racial identity development and the importance of understanding one’s own racial identity. Participants will learn the different stages of Racial Identity Development and how one’s racial identity impacts one’s work with families.
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Jane Fleishman, Ph.D., will discuss sexuality in older adults and provide social workers  with a unique opportunity to apply current research and resources to their clinical and administrative practice with older adults.

Sex Therapy with Erotically Marginalized Clients
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Shannon L. Sennott, LICSW, CST, will provide an affirmative framework for working clinically with erotically marginalized clients in a psychotherapy or sex therapy setting. 
 
Foundations of Trans Inclusive Practice
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Davey Shlasko, M.Ed., will explore the nuance and diversity of gender identity, key terminology and concepts for understanding trans identities and barriers, risks and resilience factors common in trans communities. 
 
Sex Therapy with Erotically Marginalized Clients
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Shannon L. Sennott, LICSW, CST, will provide an affirmative framework for working clinically with erotically marginalized clients in a psychotherapy or sex therapy setting. 

What I Wish My Cis Therapist Knew
CEs: None available | Level: Intermediate
Cohosts Mary Curtin, M.S.W. '00, LICSW,  and Toby Davis, M.Ed.,will lead a discussion with panelists TAYLOR ALXNDR, Lorelei Erisis and Miles Collins-Sibley around the common reasons trans folx seek treatment, common missteps cis therapists make and the skills, characteristics and best practices that are most helpful in working with trans-identified individuals. 

Working with Gender Diverse Children
CEs: 1.5 | Level: Intermediate
Acey Mercer, LMSW, will provide an overview of gender identity and gender expression focusing on understanding the needs and developmental processes of gender diverse children. This course will examine the psychosocial and biological factors that contribute to the development of a child’s gender identity and expression, including social, cultural and familial influences
 

CEs are available for social workers and psychologists. CEs for psychologists are offered through Amego, Inc.*

To receive CE credits, you must attend the entirety of the course. Partial credit will not be awarded to those who attend only a portion of the presentation. Participants must also complete a post-test, an evaluation and an attestation at the end of the course. 

The Smith College School for Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and is therefore authorized to provide CEs as a postsecondary institution accredited by CSWE in many states. Courses offered through the School's Program of Professional Education are awarded continuing education credits in accordance with Continuing Education Regulation 258, CMR, 31.00 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Smith College School for Social Work, Office of Professional Education SW OPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0169. If outside these states, please contact your licensing board for accreditation information regarding your state.

Association of Social Work Boards database of social work licensure requirements.

*Co-sponsored training events for psychology CE credit with Smith College School for Social Work. Amego, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amego, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.