Successful Strategies for Understanding & Working with Adolescents                      Feb 9
- Serving Those Who Serve: Working with Veterans                                                    Feb 26
Motivational Interviewing: Inviting and Acknowledging Change Talk                           Mar 2
- Stress Management Empowering Anxious Children and Teens                                 Mar 9
- The Clinical Interview                                                                                                  Mar 16
- The ABC's of Functional Behavior Assessment and Support Plans                           Mar 23
- Building a Private Practice                                                                                          Apr 6

Questions? Contact us at or 959.200.3617.

Ad Litem Services, Inc.

Michael Mackniak and Guardian Academy are thrilled to be releasing our Interactive Online Trainings as a bundle to NASW members for a limited time!
Our online trainings cover everything from the utmost basics of conservative care to the processes of making ethical decisions for clients. Whether you are brand new to a fiduciary role or you own your own practice, our trainings will help you grow and stay at the top of your game We have worked hard over the past few months to perfect our trainings and find ways to offer even more to our loyal members. The Educational Bundle includes FOUR trainings, and grants the student EIGHT Continuing Education Credits for completion of all of the classes (alternatively, TWO CEC's per class). The total cost of this bundle is $75, a $25 discount from the regular cost for ALL of these classes which is what makes this bundle so appealing to the participant!   Do not wait as this offer EXPIRES February 9th . Register today and start improving your skills with the content of these four courses! The link to the bundle is:

Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care
March 15-16, 2018
 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Courtyard by Marriot Hartford Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Road, Cromwell, Connecticut

Postpartum Support International is offering a two-day comprehensive course on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders here in Connecticut! Taught by expert and engaging faculty, the course uses a thorough, evidence-based curriculum designed for psychiatrists, nurses, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, lactation consultants, early childhood home visitors and anyone interested in building skills for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders.   This course includes etiology, risk factors, prevalence rates and symptoms of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs); differential diagnoses of PMADs; treatment assessment and psychotherapy modalities; comorbidity of perinatal loss, birth trauma and breastfeeding; PMADS and special populations; and social support, legislative changes and community resources. Participants receive a comprehensive toolkit and certificate for participation in PMAD specialized training. 

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers
for 14.5 continuing education contact hours

Brain Injury Alliance of CT Annual Conference
March 16, 2018
Quinnipiac University, North Haven, CT

Join hundreds of professionals for the Brain Injury Alliance of CT's Annual Conference featuring Al Condeluci, CEO of CLASS (an agency serving people with disabilities) and faculty member at University of Pittsburgh's School of Health & Rehabilitation Services and School of Social Work.  Al Condeluci has been an advocate, a catalyst for building community capacities, and a national leader and consultant on human services and community issues. He speaks annually to national and international audiences reaching some 15,000 people each year.  Much of his work and passion focuses on how to address the high rate of social isolation among people with disabilities.
 Workshops include:

  • What is Evidence-Based Practice?
  • Advances in Neurotrauma Care & a Team Approach to TBI Care
  • Executive Impairment after Mild TBI
  • Vestibular Issues After Brain Injury
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • The Role of Race, Culture and Socioeconomic Status in Neuropsychological Assessment
  • The Principles of Supported Employment and Working with Veterans with TBI
  • Integrative Healing Modalities after Brain Injury
  • Building a Community-Based Team Approach That Works
Visit to view the brochure and to 
register on-line.


Approval for 6 CECs is pending with NASW/CT