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Fall 2019







Professional Development Courses and Certificates




Table of Contents

ANGELA KELBER Director 414-227-3314 GEVON DAYNUAH Program Manager – Human Services 414-227-3351 SHIRLEY BURKS Program Manager – Nonprofit Education 414-227-3157

Social Work, Marriage/Family Therapy & Counseling......4-5 Family Mediation........................................................................ 6 Solution-Focused Brief Therapy............................................. 6 Solution-Focused Business Professional.............................. 6 Trauma Counseling.................................................................7-9 AODA Clinical Supervision................................................10-11 Ethics and Boundaries for Psychologists............................ 11 Youth Work Professional Development................................ 12 Nonprofit Education...........................................................13-14 Registration Information......................................................... 15

RENEW YOUR LICENSE With so many human services courses to choose from, including online options, it’s easy to earn continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing education hours (CEHs), and fulfill the requirements for licensure renewal. Social Workers, Licensed Therapists and Counselors The courses throughout this catalog meet the licensure requirements for continuing education hours for Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling & Social Workers. Plan ahead for 2021! Enroll today to meet the February 28, 2021 deadline for licensure renewal.

FLEXIBLE FORMATS Online Courses Experience the flexibility and convenience of online courses—all you need is an internet connection!

Face-to-Face Enjoy direct engagement in a classroom environment.

CEUs 10 hrs of instruction = 1 CEU* *Other professional development credentials assigned by program


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Put Our Programs to Work for You! Whether you’re working to improve your skills or knowledge, enhance your career or change your professional path, UWM’s School of Continuing Education is here to help! As the largest provider of professional development in southeastern Wisconsin, Continuing Education rolls up its sleeves and gets to work – delivering over 1,000 programs to more than 15,000 participants each year. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which is recognized as one of the nation’s top research universities, Continuing Education offers: • • • •

A wide assortment of individual courses and certificate programs. Inspiring events and conferences. Personal enrichment learning opportunities for all ages. A full-service conference center, complete with classrooms, computer labs and on-site catering, located in downtown Milwaukee. • Customized group training to meet the specific needs of your organization.

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Designed for professionals in counseling relationships and interested others. Understand and explore the uses of a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to managing emotions and behavior, applying the insights of Meichenbaum, Ellis, and Beck. Gain a perspective on helping clients recognize the critical relationships among thinking, feeling and behaving. Help clients learn to apply practical and effective self-management techniques to problematic levels of depression, anxiety and anger. Learning Outcomes

Develop an understanding of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) population in the United States, including demographic characteristics and sociopolitical history, in order to discern influences on mental health. Discuss specific topics such as LGBTQ identity, intersection of multiple identities and social class. Learning Outcomes • Learn the demographic characteristics and influences for LGBTQ individuals and communities • Understand the sociopolitical and historical issues for LGBTQ communities • Increase awareness of culture and cultural values of LGBTQ individuals and communities 7740-12097 Oct 1-31 Online $129 Devin Thomas 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

• Describe the evolution of cognitive-behavioral therapy and the principal contributions of its major developers • Explain the reciprocal relationship among cognitions, feelings and behavior as they apply to client well-being

Learning Outcomes • Optimize communication opportunities and deliver instructions clearly • Handle formal performance appraisals and provide productive feedback

Learn how stigmatization of mental health and substance use disorder have affected our culture while applying best practices to circumvent these issues. In this course you also gain valuable insight and knowledge of current and varying approaches to mental health and substance use disorder within global and local legal systems. Learning Outcomes • Gain an overview of Wisconsin’s prison systems and legal approaches to mental health and substance use disorder • Examine rehabilitation and reintegration in Wisconsin • Review statistical data of decriminalization and how varied approaches affect other nations 7740-12024 Oct 18, 8:30am-4pm $249, $229 if registered by Oct 4 Peter Brunzelle 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

7740-12165 Oct 16, 9am-4:30pm $229 James Larson, PhD 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

African American Mental Health & Best Practices ONLINE

Social Work Ethics and Boundaries

Learning Outcomes

Understand management roles and responsibilities, including the art of leadership, motivation, communication and delegation. Acquire the supervisor skills necessary to “hit the ground running” as a new or prospective supervisor, or take the opportunity to refresh your dexterity as a seasoned human services supervisor.

NEW Decriminalization of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder

• Discuss how to train clients in techniques such as self-instruction, productive homework and rational self-analysis

Fulfill the state requirement for ethics and boundaries training. Examine boundaries in relationships and discuss the importance of ethics. Explore models used for ethical decision-making.

Essential Skills for Human Services Supervisors

• Apply a proven conflict management methodology and tweak your style

Self-Management Skills for Adolescents and Young Adults

• Learn to provide direction on how to process and find solutions to ethical dilemmas in the workplace • Understand the ethical guidelines to following HIPAA laws when working in a health care setting or working with health care providers • Discuss the danger in dual relationships (personal/professional) with clients and its impact on the patient and clinician during and after treatment 7740-12118 Oct 18, 8am-Noon $129 Crystal Carter 0.4 CEUs, 4 CEHs

It has become a critical need to examine the historical trauma of African Americans in determining the basis and outcomes of mental health issues within the community. This course addresses areas related to race, demographic characteristics, historical factors and sociopolitical issues for African Americans and how they influence and impact mental health. Specific topics such as identity, cultural values, religion and spirituality, traditional health beliefs, gender role socialization and social class are discussed. This course also discusses influential contemporary issues and practices. Learning Outcomes • Learn the demographic characteristics and influences for African American individuals and communities • Understand the sociopolitical and historical issues for African American communities • Increase awareness of culture and cultural values of African American individuals, families and communities 7740-11854 Nov 1-30 Online $159 Michael Berkley 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

7740-12011 Oct 8-9, 8:30am-4pm $395 Rodney (Buck) Hillestad 1.4 CEUs, 14 CEHs


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

The Healing Journey of Grief and Loss The experience of grief can come to us in many different ways, including: the death of a loved one; loss of family, friends or community; a medical or psycho-spiritual crisis; divorce or relationship breakup; the loss of a career, job or home; the challenges of aging or disability; and the loss of our health/vitality/physical/sexual functioning. Grief and loss can be debilitating to your clients if not addressed. Learning Outcomes • Recognize the many contexts of grief and loss, including disenfranchised grief • Understand how clients can be affected by grief and loss: cognitively, socially, emotionally, spiritually and physically • Develop skills to enhance clients’ experiences of resilience and renewal 7740-12012 Nov 7-8, 8:30am-4pm $395 Kate Greenway, MS, LPC 1.4 CEUs, 14 CEHs


Problem Behavior in the Home – How to Help Struggling Parents Understand the guiding principles of Parent Management Training (PMT), a researchsupported parenting intervention based on social learning techniques. Help parents acquire simple, culturally sensitive, easy-to-learn skills to better manage noncompliant, aggressive, or other forms of problem behavior in children and adolescents. This course addresses the how-tos of explaining simple point systems, the correct use of timeout, the use and misuse of grounding and other punishments, and the building of responsibility in adolescents. Learning Outcomes • Describe the application of critical behavioral principles to parenting practices • Learn why exclusive focus on suppressing problem behavior is ineffective • Explain how to teach parents to identify and reinforce desirable behavior 7740-12167 Nov 12, 9am-4:30pm $229 James Larson, PhD 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

Working With Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Fundamentals of the Criminal Justice System

Human trafficking can involve women, men and children, leaving its victims to experience psychological problems, post-traumatic stress, helplessness and depression. Unfortunately, Milwaukee has been identified as one of the major hubs for sex trafficking. This course offers a wealth of knowledge by providing the necessary tools to be an advocate for sex-trafficked survivors as well as for working with this population.

This course provides an overview of the structures, functions and policies related to the U.S. criminal justice system. You gain a historical perspective on the development and operations of law and its purpose in regulating criminal behavior, including a glimpse into contemporary issues, with a focus on judicial organization, law enforcement and correctional processes.

Learning Outcomes

• Compare the roles of police and corrections officers with the functions of court and judicial law systems


• Develop an understanding of the nature of sex trafficking • Learn how to identify potential risk and protective factors • Utilize effective counseling, assessments and alternative techniques 7740-12028 Nov 18, 8:30am-4pm $249, $229 if registered by Nov 4 Bonneka Seals 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

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Learning Outcomes

• Analyze criminal court procedures, case processing, prosecution, decision making and plea bargaining at a federal and state level • Contrast the different concepts of crime • Use historical methodologies to analyze the criminal justice system’s implications on contemporary society 7740-12368, Nov 22, 8:30am-4pm $249, $229 if registered by Nov 8 Artis Landon, MEd 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs



FAMILY MEDIATION CERTIFICATE The 40-hour Family Mediation Certificate (through a five-day course) provides the necessary background for conflict resolution services in all aspects of family concerns from divorce, custody disputes, separation of never-married or samegender couples to intact marriages, family businesses and estates. It meets the criteria for Wisconsin Act 355 mediating parenting plans, Wisconsin Association of Mediators Model Standards for Training and received the approval of the Association for Conflict Resolution. The preapproval eliminates delay and eases the application process for designation of Advanced Practitioner. This course is distinguished by its focus on strengthening family functioning in the context of adversity. The foundation can be applied to any process for managing disputes.

SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF THERAPY ONLINE CERTIFICATE Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) examines the philosophical foundation of social constructivism, successful termination criteria in goal negotiations and an approach to interviewing for solutions. This certificate is designed for therapists and professionals working in all areas of human services, from family counseling to psychiatric problems. Although SFBT can’t cure a psychiatric condition, the tools learned in this therapy can help patients reach goals and build hope. Within the program, a true community of professionals has been established to learn, discuss and practice current theories and strategies of SFBT. Learning Outcomes

7740-11851 Sept 25-27 & Oct 1-2, 8:30am5:30pm Note: Attend both Sept 25-27 & Oct 1-2 to complete the certificate $1,395 Sue Bronson, MS 4.0 CEUs, 40 CEHs, 35 CLEs


• Describe the theoretical differences between problem-solving and solutionbuilding treatment models

CERTIFICATE The powerful and pragmatic SolutionFocused (SF) approach is used by organizations around the world. SF is a radically simple, effective and proven approach to change. SF is all about building on what’s working, not fixing what isn’t. It can help build progress
 in the toughest situation, even where other problem-solving methods fail
 to give traction. In this 16-week online course, you work directly with Solution Focus pioneer Mark McKergow. Through his expert instruction, you gain full understanding of the SF approach, the necessary tools for adopting SF practices and real-life applications for your new skills. Learning Outcomes

• Identify the solution-building conversations when listening in, or observe a session

• Gain insights into the Solution-Focused (SF) approach at both practical and conceptual levels

• Plan and carry out a “solution-building conversation” with clients

• Tackle projects and difficult assignments with confidence as a manager, coach, consultant or leader

7740-11849 Aug 5-Nov 28 Online $1,295 Teri Pichot, LCSW, MAC, LAC 5.0 CEUs, 50 CEHs

• Practice a methodology with wide applicability – to individuals, teams and organizations, in all kinds of contexts 7740-11856 Oct 27-Mar 1, 2020 Online $1795, $1595 if registered by Sept 29 Mark McKergow 5.0 CEUs, 50 CEHs

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

TRAUMA COUNSELING CERTIFICATE Trauma Counseling ONLINE When you earn a Trauma Counseling Certificate, you’ve learned how to provide better care for those you serve and help them become resilient. Whether you’re a therapist or teacher, the knowledge you’ve obtained through these courses is invaluable for your career and helping those around you. *Earn a Trauma Counseling Certificate by completing Trauma Counseling I and II in as few as 18 months (not to exceed three years). Upon successful completion, you are eligible to apply for certification. See the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS) for requirements.

Trauma Counseling I: Understanding Trauma and Providing Trauma-Informed Care ONLINE

Gain an understanding of what defines an experience as traumatic and the effects of trauma on the brain, the body and emotions. Explore the distinctions between various mental health issues related to trauma, including post-trauma growth and resilience. Participants also receive self-care tools to help them recognize when working with trauma survivors is taking its toll. Learning Outcomes • Gain an overview of the professional literature addressing traumatic events among various populations, describing risk factors, vulnerability and effects • Define what makes an experience traumatic and the causes, responses and long-term effects of trauma on physical and emotional health • Be introduced to the neurobiological process of traumatic reaction, including the impact of traumatic experience on development, memory, learning, attachment, social skills, relationship and intimacy

Trauma Counseling II: Assessment, Interventions and Applications in Trauma Treatment ONLINE This noncredit course offers an overview of assessment and evidence-based and alternative intervention modalities. From psychological first aid to multidisciplinary care, we explore many approaches to trauma treatment for adults and children. This program benefits professionals in the mental health field and other service providers who want to better understand the best practices in trauma treatment. Learning Outcomes • Get an introduction to trauma interventions from immediate to long-term approaches • Gain a basic understanding of DSM 5 diagnoses related to trauma • Learn the definition and overview of evidencebased and alternative modalities 7750-12121 Dec 9-Mar 2 Online $1375, $1275 if registered by Nov 9 Patricia Clason & Rae Anne Frey, PhD 4.0 CEUs, 40 CEHs

7750-12113 Sept 9-Nov 18 Online $1375, $1275 if registered by Aug 9 Patricia Clason & Rae Anne Frey, PhD 4.0 CEUs, 40 CEHs

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CERTIFICATE EMDR Therapy Basic Training Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a comprehensive psychotherapy that accelerates the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to disturbing events and present life conditions. This interactional, standardized approach has been empirically tested in more than 24 randomized controlled studies with trauma patients and in hundreds of published case reports evaluating a considerable range of presenting complaints, including depression, anxiety, phobias, excessive grief, somatic conditions and addictions. As an integrative psychotherapy approach, EMDR therapy is compatible with all contemporary paradigms including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, experiential and systemic.

Post-Traumatic Growth – How to Build Resiliency in Recovery

NEW Recognizing and Preventing Secondary Trauma

Explore why some people are more resilient and what can be done to build resiliency and avoid post-traumatic stress syndrome. Resilience is adapting to hardships, adversity and tough turns in life. All of us are faced with these events in our lives. Some are small; some are very significant. One’s mental health, usefulness and quality of life are greatly enhanced by becoming skilled at resilience and recovery. Post-traumatic stress disorder is not the only outcome from trauma; some people experience post-traumatic growth (PTG).

Secondary trauma often happens slowly, starting with compassion fatigue and evolving into burnout and vicarious trauma. Identify your risk factors and then learn how to practice trauma-informed care for yourself and those you serve, plus get tools for building your own resiliency. Only you can prevent secondary trauma, with knowledge and self-care.

Learning Outcomes

• Assess your organization and how you approach your job and life for secondary trauma risk factors

• Define post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic growth and resiliency • Explore factors that create resilience, from child to adult • Understand the process of post-traumatic growth 7750-12096 Sept 10, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

Learning Outcomes • Define secondary trauma and the conditions that put people at risk for developing burnout and vicarious trauma

• Build a tool kit to help you prevent burnout and secondary trauma, both personally and professionally 7750-12159 Oct 1, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

A six-day program that is composed of Parts 1 and 2 consists of 20 hours of didactic, 20 hours of small group practice and 10 hours of consultation. Each part of the experiential training weekend consists of 10 hours of didactic (lecture and videotaped demonstrations) and 10 hours of supervised small group practice. Participants have ample opportunity to discuss their cases throughout the course and evaluate how EMDR therapy can be applied. Learning Outcomes • Identify three components of the EMDR therapy designed to provide effective treatment with clients • Name the eight phases of EMDR therapy for comprehensive treatment and how to implement the phases with clients • Describe three strategies to identify and effectively resolve problem areas in the utilization of EMDR therapy

Interviewing Children: How to Use Art and Play as Tools Understand the importance of using art and play during sessions with children and families. A variety of different play-based techniques are explained and demonstrated during small group discussions. These techniques are helpful when working with traumatized children. Learning Outcomes

7750-12035 Sept 5-7 & Dec 5-7, 8:30am-5:30pm Note: Attend both Sept 5-7 & Dec 5-7 to complete the certificate $1,800 Wendy Freitag, PhD 4.2 CEUs, 42 CEHs

An emotional first aid kit contains practices and creative interventions that can help someone who has experienced trauma and needs support. It also comes with a set of guidelines to prevent further traumatization. Together we unpack this kit, explore the tools of trauma first aid and practice using them to prepare you to help others in time of need.

• Describe the rationale for using play techniques when interviewing children

Learning Outcomes

• Utilize an assortment of play-based techniques with children and their families

• Understand the seven golden rules of emotional first aid

• Make use of a variety of effective questions when working with children 7750-11756 Sept 28, 8:30am-12:30pm $125 Linda Britz, PhD, APSW 0.4 CEUs, 4 CEHs


Trauma First Aid: When and How to Safely Help

• Learn the four stages of processing trauma

• Know the difference between compassion and sympathy 7750-12105 Oct 2, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Trauma-Informed Care – What Is It? Why Now? How to Be a TIC Provider

NEW Understanding Reintegration: Balancing Civilian and Military Cultures

Gain an understanding of why trauma-informed care matters and how it makes a difference in the quality of care and relationships with clients. Leave with a template for providing traumainformed care and for taking care of yourself as a provider of trauma treatment services. What started with the recognition of PTSD in Vietnam veterans has evolved into an approach used in medical care, therapy and even in business and customer service. • Learn how the trauma-informed care (TIC) movement came to be

Upon joining the military, service members quickly become part of a unique culture with a set of values, customs and rules that sets them apart from the civilian world. When we welcome veterans home, we may notice them struggle with readapting to civilian culture. The truth is, they lived in a different world during their military service and there is inevitably a learning curve in coming home and shifting gears. We offer this course to help family members, employers, providers of services and other veteran supporters learn about the unique challenges faced by veterans and what you can do to help them transition home.

• Learn the definition of TIC

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

• Definition of trauma, PTSD, moral injury and TBI

• Learn the guidelines for safe trauma therapy

• Understanding trauma-informed care

• Discover the connections between the brain, body and emotions

Learning Outcomes

• Understand what it means to be a TIC provider and a TIC organization 7750-12106 Oct 30, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

• Differences between military and civilian cultures 7750-12107 Nov 26, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason & Rae Anne Frey, PhD 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs

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Working With Trauma – Choosing Your Approach An estimated 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives and up to 20 percent of these people go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD ( Gain skills to help your clients live with the effects of their trauma experience. Learn what it means to work with trauma and how to help your client understand trauma and its effects.

• Learn how to describe trauma, PTSD, hijacked brain and more in ways the client can understand 7750-12108 Dec 3, 8:30am-4:30pm $295 Patricia Clason & Rae Anne Frey, PhD 0.7 CEUs, 7 CEHs



AODA CLINICAL SUPERVISION With an emphasis on practical application of the outcome literature and best practices in clinical supervision, you explore requirements, assessment and evaluation, methods and techniques, ethics, and boundaries. This 30-hour program meets the state of Wisconsin education training requirements for licensure as a clinical supervisor of substance abuse counselors. The program is comprised of five days
of training. Participants may enroll in the entire program or individual sessions.

Assessing and Evaluating
 My Supervisee Understand the roles, goals and principles of clinical supervision, including the four foci of clinical supervision. Learn how to get to know your supervisee by assessing and evaluating techniques, intervention skills and observation methods by collecting pertinent data. This course addresses relationship concerns, parallel process, counselor/supervisor relationships, client/ counselor/supervisor relationships, resistance, boundaries and expectations of supervision. Learning Outcomes • Understand the principles and role of clinical supervision • Learn how to assess and evaluate your supervisee in clinical supervision • Address relationship concerns in clinical supervision 7740-11889 Aug 27, 9am-4pm $229 Kenneth Ginlack, MSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

Developmental Stages: Supervisee/Supervisor

Clinical Supervision and Organizational Methods

The objective is to learn Stoltenberg and Delworth’s Integrated Development Model and The Treatment Model approach. This course helps identify three stages of counselors and their characteristics at each stage. Learn how to trace counselor progress in terms of three structures within eight competency domains comparable to 12 core functions. In addition, learn how to foster your supervisee’s growth from student to colleague to expert.

This course helps supervisors learn how to manage in their agency and assess organizational readiness. It outlines the pros and cons of wearing both hats as an administrator and clinical supervisor, and how it can affect good supervision. The course helps you identify and use best practices in your agency. Understand how good supervision supports evidence-based practice and helps with retention and morale.

Learning Outcomes

• Understand contextual factors in clinical supervision

• Define the roles and models for clinical supervision • Understand how to help your supervisee develop through clinical supervision process • Learn the importance of an Individual Development Plan for your supervisees 7740-11890 Sept 17, 9am-4pm $229 Kenneth Ginlack, MSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

Learning Outcomes

• Learn the stages of developing objectives
 of clinical supervision • Implement clinical supervision within the agency 7740-11891 Oct 8, 9am-4pm $229 Kenneth Ginlack, MSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

I think for anyone who's coming to the class they really enjoy the dialogue the most – because we talk about real-life situations and we learn from each other. I believe every one of my students brings something to the table and by sharing their experiences, I also learn as well. I feel it is my duty to help others. – KENNETH GINLACK, AODA CLINICAL SUPERVISION INSTRUCTOR


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Professional Responsibility/ Ethics and Boundaries in Clinical Supervision Learn how to operate within the boundaries of legal and ethical codes and the regulations for the protection of all parties, including the agency, administration, staff and clients. Legal and ethical issues of supervision include direct and vicarious liability, confidentiality, informed consent and due process, supervisor and supervisee scope of competence and practice, and dual relationships.

Techniques and Methods
 of Clinical Supervision Learn methods and techniques for clinical supervision regardless of the modality used. Methods include case consultation, written activities such as verbatim and process recordings, audio and videotaping, and live observation. Techniques include modeling, skill demonstrations and role playing. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method. Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

• Learn methods of clinical supervision

• Understand the legal requirements of clinical supervisors

• Understand how to structure and document supervision

• Discover the importance of ethics and boundaries in clinical supervision

• Differentiate the impact of various intervention strategies

• Learn legal issues clinical supervisors may face

7740-11896 Dec 3, 9am-4pm $229 Kenneth Ginlack, MSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

7740-11893 Nov 5, 9am-4pm $229 Kenneth Ginlack, MSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

ETHICS AND BOUNDARIES FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS Ethics and Boundaries for Psychologists Fulfill six hours of the state requirements for continuing education with this instructor-led, interactive online or face-to-face course. Staying abreast of the APA’s “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct” and “Professional Practice Guidelines” is critical to maintaining competence as a psychologist and providing the best care for those with whom we have professional relationships. Participate and engage in dynamic ethical discussions while earning your continuing education credits. Learning Outcomes • Become familiar with the American Psychological Association’s “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct” (2017) including 2010 and 2016 amendments • Become familiar with the APA “Professional Practice Guidelines” including where to find them and topics covered • Review and apply specific “Professional Practice Guidelines” to transgender and gender nonconforming people, lesbian, gay and bisexual clients, telepsychology and in health care delivery 7740-12116 Fri, Sept 13, 8am-2:30pm $159 Rae Anne Frey, PhD 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Online programs in: • Professional Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS • Medical Transcription Editor • Pharmacy Technician For more information




Relational Youth Work

Relational skills are important in maintaining healthy and meaningful relationships. Listening, empathy and life stories help us to understand and deal with others in similar situations. Join us as we learn the ins and outs of promoting healthy and positive development among diverse adolescents.


Learning Outcomes


• Examine various models that foster trust

Youth Engagement Practice The Youth Engagement Practice Certificate is a noncredit training program offered by the School of Continuing Education for residential, group home, foster, kinship and shelter care youth work professionals. The certificate is a 32-hour entry-level program in line with the state of Wisconsin Regulatory Standards with a focus on engaging youth.

• Learn techniques to bridging gaps and establishing solid ground with youth • Examine various interactions in the life space 7740-12098 Oct 16, 9am-Noon $39 Gevon Daynuah 0.3 CEUs, 3 CEHs


The Adolescent Brain

Explore the brain development of adolescents. Learn techniques to assist in the development of executive thinking skills that foster a healthy and successful transition into adulthood.

Introduction to Child and Youth Work NEW

Learning Outcomes

NEW Adolescent Stress and Coping Skills

Examine methods to help adolescents manage stress, setbacks and crisis. Learn actions and supports that foster self-regulation and skill- and strength-building as they relate to stress. Learning Outcomes • Learn how to help youth interpret and manage stress • Understand how to identify positive coping skills • Recognize emotional reactions while identifying social supports 7740-12101 Oct 30 & Nov 6, 9am-Noon $78 Gevon Daynuah 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs

Adolescent Planning and Goal Setting NEW

In this course, youth workers learn how to support adolescents in their development of planning, decision-making and managing negative outlooks leading to a successful transition into adulthood.

This course explores the foundations of child and youth work with an introduction to the field. Take this course individually or as a part of the Youth Engagement Practice Certificate.

• Identify supports and actions to foster healthy development

Learning Outcomes

• Understand how resilience and strength-based approaches aid in development

• Understand action plans and motivators

Learning Outcomes

• Learn about cognitive reframing and the executive function 7740-12100 Oct 23, 9am-Noon $39 Gevon Daynuah, Angela Kelber 0.3 CEUs, 3 CEHs

• Review a brief history and introduction of child and youth work • Learn the rights of children, youth and families • Examine social policy and its implication on youth 7740-12008 Sept 25, 9am-Noon $39 Gevon Daynuah 0.3 CEUs, 3 CEHs

• Help adolescents identify SMART goals • Examine ways to help prioritize long-term goals 7740-12102 Nov 13, 9am-Noon $39 Gevon Daynuah 0.3 CEUs, 3 CEHs


Foundations of Youth Development NEW

Examine what motivates and ultimately shapes child and youth behavior. Explore various models and their implications on positive youth development. Learn what it means to be “at risk” while identifying characteristics and traits of healthy adolescent and youth development. Learning Outcomes • Learn developmental domains • Identify implications of developmental delays and behavior • Review characteristics of healthy development 7740-12010 Oct 2 & 9, 9am-Noon $78 Gevon Daynuah 0.6 CEUs, 6 CEHs 12

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Starting Your Own Nonprofit Organization ONLINE


This online course is a how-to guide for anyone who has a great idea about how to give back to the community, but doesn’t know how to turn that idea into a reality.

Controlling the Time Robbers ONLINE

Time management is about organizing the use of your most precious resource, your time. Identify ways to better utilize and structure your daily time. 7710-11317 online, register anytime $109 0.4 CEUs

Office Politics ONLINE The ability to master office politics provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of the political tactics necessary to navigate effectively throughout your career. 7710-11320 online, register anytime $109 0.4 CEUs

7710-12201 online, register anytime $79 0.4 CEUs

Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S. ONLINE NEW

Emergency management is a critical and expanding field. Climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. This online course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts. 7710-12184 online, register anytime $199 1.0 CEUs

Necessary Taxation and Compliance Information for Nonprofit Organizations NEW

Problem-Solving ONLINE Problem-solving is the systematic process of an individual or a group recognizing and analyzing necessary information or issues to consider all possible factors to arrive at an acceptable solution. 7710-11319 online, register anytime $109 0.4 CEUs

Strategies to Defuse Explosive Situations ONLINE Sometimes we face the difficult challenge of defusing tense situations during our daily interactions. Equip yourself with the tools to remedy these situations, and train others to do the same. 7710-11318 online, register anytime $109 0.4 CEUs

The IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue have intensified their monitoring and compliance for nonprofits, especially those with 501(c)(3) status. The newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the largest change to the tax code in the last 30 years. 7710-12335 Aug 15, 8:30am-12:30pm $99, $89 if registered by Aug 1 0.4 CEUs


Are You 501(c)-Ready?

Join this session as we help you navigate through the key components of getting started. This session identifies the different types of 501(c) organizations and discusses the important steps to take as you begin the process. 7710-12336 Sept 19, 8:30am-12:30pm $99, $89 if registered by Sept 5 0.4 CEUs

Stress, Health and Productivity ONLINE

Stress management is often overlooked in the work environment as a tool to increase productivity. But studies show that stressful working environments have a negative effect on productivity and overall morale.

CERTIFICATE Introductory Nonprofit Certificate ONLINE This online program introduces learners to key issues for nonprofit organizations, including fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing and setting strategic direction. Gain knowledge of the nonprofit world through self-guided online topics. Move at your own pace as you complete each course over 30 days. Achieve an average test score of at least 70 percent to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive CEUs. 7710-12191 Open enrollment – register any time $699 4.4 CEUs All topics listed are part of the Introductory Nonprofit Certificate, but can also be taken separately without the pursuit of a certificate. Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization 7710-12178 Fee $79 Capital Campaigns 7710-12180 Fee $79 Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations 7710-12182 Fee $150 How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement 7710-12183 Fee $79 Introduction to Grant Writing 7710-12189 Fee $150 Introduction to Nonprofit Management 7710-12190 Fee $99 Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization 7710-12192 Fee $99 Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development 7710-12195 Fee $150 Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations 7710-12198 Fee $79 Social Media for Nonprofits 7710-12200 Fee $79 Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations 7710-12203 Fee $79

7710-11315 online, register anytime $109 0.4 CEUs For more information



Creative Nonprofit Leadership CERTIFICATE

Hone and grow your leadership skills. Focus on effective approaches to lead a team of people to accomplish shared goals, and discover creative ways to achieve positive outcomes.

Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management This face-to-face certificate program has been designed for people who are committed to serving as professional or volunteer leaders, managers, staff and board members in nonprofit sector organizations, but who do not choose to seek a master’s degree or graduate-level certificate at this time. The curriculum of the Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management program consists of 15 six-hour workshops focused on major nonprofit management and leadership competency areas. To be awarded the certificate, students must complete all 15 workshops. All fees include materials, lunch and parking discount.

7710-11927 Sept 11, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Aug 28 0.6 CEUs

One of the important roles of the nonprofit sector is to advocate for social and governmental changes. Learn effective methods of public advocacy, whether through direct contact with decision makers or through grassroots campaigns. 7710-11924 Aug 7, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Jul 24 0.6 CEUs

7710-11934 Nov 6, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Oct 23 0.6 CEUs

Volunteers are critical components to the operation of successful nonprofit organizations. Explore best practices for volunteer management including effective skill utilization, performance recognition, recruitment, training and liabilities.

Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Strategies

7710-11928 Sept 25, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Sept 11 0.6 CEUs

Identify evaluation techniques that can help managers demonstrate whether programs are operating as designed and achieving desired results. This provides the basis for improvement and support. 7710-11931 Oct 9, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Sept 25 0.6 CEUs

Developing a Strategic Plan for Your Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofit Organization Development and Analysis As the leader, you are responsible for assuring that your organization adapts internally to changing times. Learn to assess, introduce and implement change that is successfully incorporated into the organization’s values, culture and operations.

Discuss critical human resource management issues. Improve your awareness regarding best practices in performance management systems, personnel policies and job designs. Strengthen your knowledge of legal, technical and practical issues, which is important for better controls, compliance and growth.

Valuable Volunteer Management Tools for Nonprofit Organizations

Program Performance Measurement and Evaluation for Nonprofits

Legislative Relations for Nonprofit Managers

Effective Employee Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Learn a model to achieve a critical level of strategic thinking in all employees. Apply the tools to your own agency and identify next steps in creating strategic thinkers on your team. 7710-11933 Oct 23, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Oct 9 0.6 CEUs

Marketing is a comprehensive approach to providing services to clients including product, pricing, placement (i.e., location) and promotion. Explore a systematic framework for preparing a thorough marketing and communications plan including media, and citizen and community relations. 7710-11936 Nov 20, 8:30am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Nov 6 0.6 CEUs

Financial Management Within the Nonprofit Sector, Parts 1 & 2 Part 1: Analyze the principles of financial management for nonprofits. Learn to apply the fundamentals of accounting, budgeting processes, cash flow analysis, expenditure control, longrange financial planning, audits, grants and contracts to nonprofits. Part 2: Study budgeting and planning, tax issues, and internal/external reporting requirements for financial management. 7710-12370 Dec 4-5, 8:30am-3pm $390, $360 if registered by Nov 20 1.2 CEUs

7710-11925 Aug 21, 8am-3pm $195, $180 if registered by Aug 7 0.6 CEUs

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Completing the Nonprofit Management certificate has prepared me to be a better leader for my organization. Because of the knowledge and skills learned through this program, our organization will be able to achieve more than we have ever before. We are positioned to constantly meet goals and fulfill our mission. – BRENT KINDRED, PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education



Paying for your education

Convenient Ways to Register

Un(der)employed and Dislocated Workers Continuing Education has programs approved for funding from Individual Training Accounts (ITA). Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation DVR funding is available for several professional development programs. Ask your case worker for details.

1. Online

2. Phone 414-227-3200 or 800-222-3623

Visit for information on these financial assistance opportunities.

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

3. In Person

Registration Services

161 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6th Floor Milwaukee, WI 53203 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

✓ You do not have to be enrolled at UWM to register for Continuing Education courses.

AmeriCorps Alumni – The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Put your AmeriCorps education award to use for your professional growth. Most Continuing Education certificates and classes are eligible. Veterans and Active Duty Military Members Continuing Education recognizes the service of veterans and active duty military personnel. Inquire about available assistance at Spouses of Active Duty Military Members My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) provides funds for spouses of active duty military members to pursue professional development. Federal Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and Tax Deductions Continuing Education professional development programs may qualify for tax credits and deductions. Employer Assistance Employers value proactive professional development planning and often provide funding for those who can demonstrate the return on investment to the company.

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Location We are conveniently located in downtown Milwaukee in the Plankinton Building, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Most Continuing Education programs are held on the 7th floor; check your registration confirmation to verify location.


Program Cancellations/Refunds

A parking discount is provided to participants who use the attached Plankinton Building parking structure.

A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. If a participant withdraws at least 10 business days prior to the start of a program, a 100% refund will be issued. If a participant withdraws less than 10 business days prior to the program start, a one-time transfer of fees to any currently available program is allowed; otherwise, the participant will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. No refund will be given once a program has begun. No refund will be issued for programs with a fee of $35 or less.

Travel Participants make their own travel reservations. UWM recommends making reservations that can be canceled or transferred in case of program changes.

This does not apply to Osher Travel or College for Kids/Teens programs, which have no-refund policies.

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161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 6000 Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602



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