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August 30, 2015

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Registration for the 2015/2016 course calendar is now open! Some of this year's new additions include The Nuts and Bolts and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, An Introduction to Animal Assisted Interventions, Solution Focused Couples and Family Therapy, The Complexities of Eating Disorders and Navigating the Maze of Income Replacement Programs.

Last year a number of our workshops filled up quickly so register early to avoid disappointment!



CBT Certificate -- An exciting new partnership between FSW Professional Development and Qualia Counselling Services Inc.

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is one of the most prevalent, evidence-based models used today in psychotherapy. FSW Professional Development and Qualia Counselling have teamed up to bring you this comprehensive, innovative training program that will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to work with clients in a variety of settings. Click here for details.

Addictions Certificate

The addictions certificate is designed for anyone who wants to build on their knowledge and skills in the field of addictions. Two required workshops provide a solid foundation of knowledge about substance use, abuse and addictions. A variety of electives allow you to create a program of study that fits with your career path and interests. Click here for details.

Management and Leadership Certificate

Many professionals find themselves in leadership positions in their organizations with little or no management experience. This certificate is designed to provide a detailed overview of the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful, effective leader in any organization. Anyone wishing to prepare themselves for a leadership position will also find this certificate beneficial. Click here for details.


SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

Hoarding: Compassionate Responses with Kim Hodder and Emily Gibson. Click here to register.

We have a lot of great talks scheduled for the 2015/2016 series.

Contact Information

Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work
120 Duke Street West, Kitchener N2H 3W8
P: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234
F: 519-888-9732

The Professional Development office is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.

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