Professional Development Events & Workshops

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Rutgers Social Work Continuing Education Program

The Office of Continuing Education is the largest university-based program of its kind in the nation.

Serving social workers and human service professionals for over 40 years

400+ programs annaully

12 certificate programs

Dynamic, expert instructors

Various locations

Family Support Center of NJ Training Schedule

The Family Support Center of NJ training department conducts interactive sessions intended to assist families of children with developmental disabilities targeting different age ranges in order to address unique needs. For professionals, trainings are provided across various disability specific areas of interest, including; education, employment and other professional development areas. Within each of the training sessions, attendees are exposed to appropriate advocacy strategies and are encouraged to develop a person centered approach towards planning and services.

Various locations

POAC Autism Services Trainings

POAC offers a multitude of training opportunities throughout the state of New Jersey.  Our workshops are available in full day sessions, half day sessions, evening sessions, and can be packaged as a full series.  They are run in locations throughout the state during the week and on weekends in an effort to meet the varied scheduling requirements of anyone involved with teaching and caring for those with autism.  All workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities across varied environments.     

Toms River

Ocean County College: Addiction Counseling Classes – Weekend College (Saturday)

Do you consider yourself too busy to get your college degree? Think again! With Ocean County College's new Weekend College you can earn an associate degree in Business Administration in just 16 months by taking classes on the weekend! Students requiring developmental coursework or transferring credit receive customized advising.

Weekend classes are offered in other subjects as well. Addictions Counseling is now being offered this Fall semester on Saturday mornings!


Career Connection Employment Resource Institute (CCERI) - Supported Employment/Supported Education 2017 Fall Series

Registration is now open for Supported Employment/ Supported Education Specialists and for staff of any agency licensed by the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (NJDMHAS). Staff from other agencies with a mission to facilitate vocational planning and development for people with mental health disorders can also attend.

New Brunswick

Effective Management Skills for all Professionals


October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 2017
8:30am - 3:30pm (Check in time on Day 1: 8:00am)

NOTE: Attendance on all four days is highly recommended. However, if your schedule does not allow it, you can select one, two, or three days to attend.

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome Wednesday Webinars

See a topic that interests you? Do you have a question on a topic?  Do you want to see a topic covered in 2017?  Check out our webinar sign up page to request at topic.

Toms River

Anxiety Through the Lifespan

Anxiety disorders are among the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders, affecting approximately 18% of the adult population and 10-20% of the child and adolescent population. This workshop covers epidemiology, physiological and psychological factors that contribute to the development of an anxiety disorder, the phenomenological experience of having an anxiety disorder, evidence-based pharmacological and psychological interventions and future directions in the treatment of anxiety disorders.


Substance Use Disorders in 2017: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic and More

Substance use disorders are seen in patients throughout our health care system with prescription drug abuse reaching the level of an epidemic in our area. This symposium is designed to assist the participants in becoming more familiar with the current evidenced-based approaches for the treatment of substance use disorders including psycho-social and pharmacologic interventions. 

West Long Branch

5th Annual Social Work Alumni Lecture: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention: A Culturally Competent Approach to Youth Suicide

The 5th Annual Social Work Alumni Lecture is right around the corner! Join us on Thursday, November 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Anacon Hall (in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center) to be part of this great tradition!

This FREE event is exclusively for Monmouth BSW & MSW Alumni and is a great way to reconnect with old friends and make new connections.

Dr. Michelle Scott will deliver this year’s faculty lecture, titled: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention: A Culturally Competent Approach to Youth Suicide. Participants will receive 3 Cultural Competence CEUs for attending.

Toms River

Veterans: Trauma Informed Care, Resources and Ethics for Practitioners

The Ocean County Provider’s Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (PACADA) in collaboration with the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) are pleased to announce their 2017 Annual Conference. This full day conference is designed for mental health and substance abuse professionals, paraprofessionals, advocates, prevention oriented professionals and individuals working with children or clients with children. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for additional details!!!


JSUMC 2017 Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Wednesdays, 8:30-10am

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Lance Auditorium or Brennan 104/105

Middlesex County Fire Academy

15th Annual New Jersey Youth Firesetter Intervention Conference

“Moving Traditional Approaches into the Future”

For Fire Service, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, Social Services and Educational Professionals. 

Presented by:

New Jersey Division of Fire Safety & Kean University

In association with NJ Chapter of International Association of Arson Investigators

Monroe Twsp

NAMI NJ's 2017 Annual Conference

NAMI NJ is proud to feature AJ as the Keynote speaker at the NAMI New Jersey Annual Conference on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Ramada Conference Center in Jamesburg, NJ . AJ will be signing copies of her best selling book, Crazy is My Superpower.