Continuing Education

Continuing Education and Professional Development

continuing education, continuing commitment

The UMSL School of Social Work is committed to providing our alumni, community partners, and interested professionals with low-cost, high-quality continuing education (CE) opportunities. Our CE program addresses timely issues, relevant topics, and social work fundamentals.

To register for any of these events, email socialworkevents@umsl.edu and please indicate which event you are registering for.

September 20, 2019: The Census and Social Work Practice

Alexandra Rankin, J.D. , Missouri Foundation for Health
Karen Bradshaw, MSW, St. Louis Integrated Health Network
Joyce Driver, St. Louis Integrated Health Network
April A. Walker, US Census Bureau

October 18, 2019: Topic Ready, Set, Vote! The Importance of Down Ballot Voting
9am-noon, Bellerive Hall Chapel classroom.

Speaker MO State Senator Brian Williams will discuss the importance of state-level elections and the role of state-level officials in state policy.

November 15, 2019: Who's the Expert? Ethical Community Parternships
9am-noon, Bellerive Hall Chapel classroom.

Speakers and panelists will be from our Neighborhood Leadership Academy and Neighborhood Leadership Fellows programs.

February 21, 2020: Organizing and Intersectionality: Strategy Counts

March 6, 2020 - Our Annual Symposium: 20/20 Vision: Policy Impact Past, Present & Future

April 17, 2020: Mental Health and Advocacy: Compassion Fatigue on the Frontlines


  Census and Social Work Practice speakers
The Census and Social Work Practice Speakers, Left-to-right: April Walker, US Census Bureau, Joyce Driver, St. Louis Integrated Health, Karen Bradshaw, St. Louis Integrated Health, and Alexandra Rankin, Missouri Foundation for Health.


Photos from our March 8, 2019 | Critical Issues Symposium: Strengthening the Voice & Ability of Women for Advocacy and Self-Empowerment