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CENTER FOR

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Cultivate new skills and advance your career with market-relevant courses designed for teachers, clinicians, small business leaders, and non-profit professionals.

COURSES DESIGNED FOR TEACHERS | EDUCATION

CLINICIANS | MENTAL HEALTH

TECHIES | DIGITAL

ENTREPRENEURS | SMALL BUSINESS

ADVOCATES | SOCIAL CHANGE


CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver offers accredited, accessible, and affordable short courses for clinicians, teachers, business leaders, and non-profit professionals. As a novel collaboration between four colleges at the University of Denver (Graduate School of Social Work, Morgridge College of Education, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, and University College), the Center for Professional Development is here to meet the needs of those seeking high-quality programming. Take advantage of your proximity to the University of Denver and pursue professional development designed with you in mind. Career-relevant courses are led by University of Denver faculty and practitioners in the field, as well as credentialed by:

• University of Denver • The American Psychological Association • National Association of Social Workers • The Colorado Department of Education

WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

ACCREDITED PROGRAMMING

CAREER-RELEVANT COURSES


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OUR PARTNERS Colorado Women’s College Daniels College of Business Graduate School of Professional Psychology Graduate School of Social Work Morgridge College of Education University College

The Center for Professional Development partners with colleges across the University of Denver to deliver quality content from the best faculty and thinkers in education, psychology, social work, business, communications, and beyond...


CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

FALL COURSES

Discounts on most classes available for DU affiliates including alumni, current students, staff, and faculty.

A Cold Case Review: Holly Marie Andrews Saturday, November 3 | $125 | 4 APA CE Hours Discover the challenges of tackling a long-cold murder case, why DNA is an important piece (but not the only piece) of the crime-fighting puzzle, and how affected parties are impacted by such cases. After Intimate Violence: Addressing Risk and Women’s Access to Services Wednesday, October 17 | $65 | 2 APA CE Hours Learn how to integrate and apply local cutting-edge research to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Becoming an Adult Ally: Strengthening Alliances between Young People and Adults Saturday, September 22 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Learn effective skills and strategies for working as an ally to youth in schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Change Management and Leadership: Become a Change Leader Wednesdays, November 7 and 14 | $195 | 6 CE Hours People have to change for an organization to change. Explore this relationship and get the tools to become a change leader, while managing change. Clinical Private Practice 101: How to Launch and Grow Your Practice Wednesday, August 15 | $85 | 6 CE Hours A special, discounted intensive workshop led by expert alumni focusing on starting and expanding a clinical private practice. Coaching Skills for Executives, Managers, and Educators Saturday, September 15 | $195 | 6 CE Hours Learn coaching techniques to promote high engagement, settle conflicts, facilitate difficult conversations, create buy-in, and influence stakeholders. Conducting Group Psychotherapy in Correctional Environments: An Introduction Thursday, September 13 | $65 | 2 APA CE Hours Explore specific obstacles to providing group psychotherapy to incarcerated individuals, including format/structure, confidentiality, motivation, and goal setting.


WWW.DU.EDU/PROFESSIONAL Critical Thinking: How to Make Good Decisions (and Avoid Stupid Mistakes) Saturday, September 29 | $185 | 7 CE Hours Gain a newfound awareness of your own critical-thinking processes, tools to improve your critical-thinking skills, and the ability to put them into regular practice, personally and professionally. Excel I: Fundamentals, Functions, and Formatting Mondays, September 24, October 1, and 8 | $195 | 6 CE Hours Using Microsoft Excel 2016, dive into essential Excel skills including basic calculations, modifying and formatting worksheets, printing and managing workbooks. Excel II: Advanced Calculations and Managing Data Mondays, October 15, 22, and 29 | $195 | 6 CE Hours Using Microsoft Excel 2016, explore customization, advanced formulas and calculations, data analysis, organization and visualization, including via PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts. Excel III: Advanced Special Features Mondays, November 5, 12, and 19 | $195 | 6 CE Hours Using Microsoft Excel 2016, explore automated workbook functions, working across worksheets and workbooks, automated calculations and logic, and professional data presentation using your workbook. Facing Life’s Last Chapters Together: Supports and Strategies for End-of-Life Planning Tuesday, November 13 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Taught by a mother-daughter team with first-hand experience and professional expertise, this workshop is for anyone looking for guidance on end-of-life conversations, planning, and support. Finance for Non-Finance Professionals Saturdays, September 22, October 6, and 13 | $345 | 12 CE Hours Looking to better understand statements, budgets, and forecasting? Examine real-life statements and organizations, and gain the skills to create and use financial statements for your organization. Forensic Interview Techniques: Securing Truth from Reluctant People Wednesday, November 14 | $125 | 4 APA CE Hours Practices used in forensic interviews can aid a range of professionals. CBI Deputy Director Chris Schaefer shares his techniques for reading body language, unlocking resistance, and gaining trust. Helping the Suicidal Person: Assessing Risk and Planning for Safety Friday, October 12 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Mental health professionals receive notoriously little training in suicide risk assessment and safety planning. Gain the skills and confidence to fill that gap.


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FALLCOURSES

Discounts on most classes available for DU affiliates including alumni, current students, staff, and faculty.

Helping the Suicidal Person: Building Hope, Reasons for Living, and Resilience Friday, November 2 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Acquire the knowledge and skills for tapping into suicidal ambivalence, reducing psychological pain, inspiring hope, identifying reasons for living, and reinforcing gains. Innovation: How to Create New Ideas that Generate Positive Results Saturday, October 20 | $185 | 7 CE Hours Using discussion, case studies, and hands-on exercises, gather the tools, techniques, and knowledge to immediately create an environment that stimulates and implements innovation. “Invisible” Patients with Eating Disorders: An Intersectional Review of Medical Complications Tuesday, October 16 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Understand how size bias and lack of awareness of privilege harms diverse individuals, and analyze classic medical complications of eating disorders. Leading From Within: Building Leaders from the Inside Out Saturday, October 13 | $295 | 8 CE Hours Back by popular demand! Gain a renewed sense of purpose, passion, and motivation to lead your life as an authentic leader in this personal empowerment workshop. Learning Disabilities: Best Practices for Evidence-Based Assessment Friday, October 26 | $65 | 2.5 APA CE Hours Clinicians will come away better equipped to identify and serve children with learning disabilities. Leveraging Generational Differences: From Boomers to Millennials to Generation Z Friday, October 26 | $95 | 3 CE Hours Discover management strategies to effectively leverage a variety of workforce perspectives and ensure that differences don’t cause unnecessary challenges. Marketing Analytics: How to Make Data Meaningful and Actionable Thursdays, September 20, 27, and October 4 | $275 | 9 CE Hours Using some of the best tools available, including Google Analytics and Data Studio, build your own reports and dashboards, and learn how to measure marketing performance and solve common challenges.


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CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

FALL COURSES

Discounts on most classes available for DU affiliates including alumni, current students, staff, and faculty.

Persuasion: How to Gain Agreement and Create Successful Teams Saturday, November 10 | $185 | 7 CE Hours Examine both linguistic and behavioral techniques of persuasion. Come away with a better ability to persuade others and, in the process, create successful teams. Spanish for Educators and Helping Professionals Saturdays, September 29, October 6, and 13 | $295 | 12 CE Hours Including verbal and non-verbal communication, learn to successfully communicate with Spanish speakers in a way that’s personalized for your particular field of interest or industry. Strategic Planning and Innovation: Adding Value and Staying Relevant Wednesdays October 10, 17, and 24 | $195 | 6 CE Hours Explore a strategic planning model that analyzes the environment, explores strategic options, implements a comprehensive plan, and evaluates the results. Technology Use Among Marginalized Youth: Implications for Interventions, Policy, and Services Friday, November 16 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Learn how communication technology can be used to reach and engage marginalized youth, and the ways in which it can be adapted for social service and non-profit settings. The Virtual Professional: Essential Competencies for Home-Based and Mobile Work Saturday, October 27 | $225 | 7 CE Hours Discover a virtual competency roadmap that is easy to follow and deploy, whether you work remotely as a boss, an employee, or a consultant. Youth Researchers and Evaluators: Harness the Power of Youth-Driven Inquiry Saturday, November 3 | $85 | 3 CE Hours Learn about the impact of youth-led inquiry projects, engage in a mini participatory research experience, and learn strategies for overcoming common challenges.


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ONLINE SELF-PACED EXCELLENCE IN INTERPROFESSIONAL

EDUCATION

Health Data Informatics and Analytics Online, Self-Paced I 6 courses I $2950/course I 8 CEUs/course Leverage data analytics methods and informatics tools by tapping into the unique perspectives of patients, providers, payers, and population. Turn data into insights to solve health challenges. Mindfulness as Self-Care for Professional Caregivers Online, Self-Paced | $95 | 3 APA CE Hours Learn innovative methods for applying mindfulness-based self-care techniques, including yoga, meditation, and focusing activities. For mental health professionals and other professional caregivers. Neuropsychological Screening Tests for Mental Health Clinicians: An Intensive Short Course Online, Self-Paced | $95 | 3 APA CE Hours Learn to competently use, select, and employ three neuropsychological screening batteries (ANAM, NAB-SM, MoCA) for making informed clinical decisions and evaluation referrals. Second Language Acquisition: Therapeutic and Assessment Considerations for Mental Health Providers Online, Self-Paced | $45 | 1.5 APA CE Hours Develop culturally competent awareness, knowledge, and skills in working with Latinx clients and community members, a continuously growing segment of the U.S. What Every Therapist Needs to Know: Book-Based Exam Online, Self-Paced | $60 | 6 APA CE Hours Complete an exam on Michael Karson’s book What Every Therapist Needs to Know.


CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

OUR BOOT CAMPS The University of Denver offers a range of market-relevant, in-demand boot camps geared to prepare you for new career opportunities in just 12 or 24 weeks. Gain access to a tutor network, career-planning assistance, and one-on-one time with local industry professionals. You’ll receive a non-credit Certificate of Completion from the University of Denver’s University College, along with a professional portfolio that showcases your accomplishments to future employers.

DATA ANALYTICS BOOT CAMP Part-Time (24-Weeks) Learn fundamental and specialized skills necessary to launch your career or advance in the booming field of data analytics, including Python, JavaScript, Advanced Excel, SQL Databases, and more. You’ll receive hands-on experience as you navigate ways to conduct analytics on a host of real-world challenges.

CODING BOOT CAMP Full-Time (12-Weeks) or Part-Time (24-Weeks) Live Online or On Campus Women’s Coding Boot Camp Web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy with a projected 27% growth rate by 2024. University of Denver’s Coding Boot Camp is designed to help you develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalize on this high demand career track. Learn a full stack, including the skills needed to become a proficient frontend and backend developer. Learn HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, PHP, Laravel, Express.js, React.js, Database Theory, Bookshelf, js, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. bootcamp.du.edu/coding

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CYBERSECURITY BOOT CAMP Part-Time (24-Weeks) Learn methods, techniques, and best practices for conveying the severity of risks facing an organization’s security posture while gaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security. You’ll receive hands-on instruction of a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more. In addition, you will receive training toward certifications such as the CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, and ISC2 CISSP, which can enhance employability in today’s job market. bootcamp.du.edu/cybersecurity


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