Continuing Education

The Binghamton University Department of Social Work trains competent and effective social workers in an empowering, inclusive environment. Our mission is to prepare social workers for autonomous, knowledge-based, advanced generalist practice within an integrated community of scholars, practitioners and learners. We help students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills to address the needs of individuals, groups, families, organizations and communities. We are committed to education that furthers social and economic justice, as well as to developing professional social workers who will become leaders in a complex, multicultural society.

As a part of this mission, the department provides continuing education programming to faculty, staff, alumni and community members who are licensed social workers. The department seeks to assist licensed social workers in remaining connected with the values of the profession; in learning new theories, concepts, practices and skills; and in networking with other social workers.

For more information on the continuing education requirements for licensed social workers in New York State, visit the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of the Professions website. Please contact John Vassello, Associate Director of Field Education and Admissions, at jvassell@binghamton.edu or at 607-777-9197, with questions about continuing education in social work at Binghamton University.

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Binghamton University - SUNY, Department of Social Work is an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs). This approval is for a three-year term, beginning April 2, 2015 and ending April 30, 2018.
Binghamton University - SUNY, Social Work Department SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0143.

Last Updated: 9/1/16