Professional and Continuing Education

Academic Experiences at a Professional Pace

We collaborate with leaders and organizations to support staff development and customize programs that meet critical needs and leverage our faculty’s deep and diverse expertise. We design each course to address the specific needs of professionals and practitioners. 

Customized Offerings

Working with our design team, school leaders can create a customized professional development experience for teachers within their school or district. These experiences can be held on site or online, with or without a university credits component.

Explore our offerings below or contact the Professional and Continuing Education Office to learn more. 

Ashana Hurd
Assistant Dean of Urban Outreach and Professional Development

Through our wide variety of high-quality, research informed professional development offerings, you will increase your efficacy, support your practice, and transform as a professional.
Ashana Hurd, Assistant Dean of Urban Outreach and Professional Development

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Geared towards teachers, paraprofessionals, school counselors and K-12 educators. 


 For all practitioners, from psychologists, LMHCs, and social workers. 

Higher Education

Short term offerings catered towards higher education administrators at every level.


We are excited to offer all of our current  programming virtually.

Featured Offerings

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Realizing Growth Through Burnout: Ignatian Spirituality in a Culture of Stress

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 PM | October 12th - November 2nd

Format: Fully Online Workshop Series

Facilitators: Dr. Erika Prijatelj and Dr. Tone Svetelj

The sources of burnout are many and varied such as: lack of control, unfairness, work overload, breakdown of community, loss of meaning etc. Being well equipped in order to successfully handle these storms in our personal and/or professional life, is the key.

In this multi-day workshop series we will explore and work on the 4 cornerstones of our wellbeing: focus, positive self-talk, connection and meaning. Our approach to this topic also includes an infusion of Ignatian spirituality.

Participants can register for the entire series or individual workshops.

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#racialtraumaisreal: Assessment and Treatment of the Psychological Consequences of Racism

October 29th, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Format: Workshop

Facilitator: Dr. Maryam Jernigan-Noesi

In this Psychological Humanities and Ethics workshop, Dr. Jernigan-Noesi uses recent and relevant research to facilitate mental health clinicians’ understanding of racial trauma and its sequelae, across the lifespan.Participants will learn recommended practices for assessment of racial trauma in the clinical setting. Considerations and strategies for effective treatment of racial stress and trauma will be presented.

Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Social Workers are eligible for 3 CEs for attending this program in full and completing all requirements.

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