Professional Development Programs Announced

Eleven one-day seminars are scheduled for September, October, November and December including five new programs covering topics on Sexual Minority Older Adults, Responding to the Needs of Returning Veterans and Their Families, Vicarious Traumatization, Attachment Theory & Treating Couples and Clinical Work with Combat Veterans and Their Families. For information on all programs, click here for complete descriptions and registration information.

Applications are now being accepted for Clinical Issues in Adoption: A Post Master’s Certificate Program. This 45-hour certificate program meets monthly from October through June. The program is funded primarily through a grant from the CT Department of Children & Families in collaboration with the UConn School of Social Work and Southern CT State University. Content areas include: adoption practice today; psychology of adoption – a theoretical framework for understanding attachment in adoption; impact of trauma – neurobiology; clinical practice with diverse adoptive families; treatment interventions – parenting challenges; therapeutic strategies, and school advocacy. Click here for a complete program description and the on-line application.