School of Professional and Continuing Education


Spring 2018 LIU Post Social Work Continuing Education 

Saturday, April 14, 2018; 9:00 – 12:00 at LIU Post, Room TBA
How to Qualify for Medicaid Eligibility; Medicaid Laws, New York State and Federal Government.     
Presenter:  Maria DeMarco Begley, Esq.
This class will provide a foundation in basic and advanced techniques of qualifying the elderly and disabled population for Medicaid benefits.  Attendees will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest issues and findings in Medicaid nursing home, home healthcare and community eligibility.  3 CEU’s, Cost $60. 

Saturday, April 21, 2018; 9:00-12:00 & 1:00 – 4:00 at LIU Post, Room TBA
Emergent Practice of Clinical Social Workers with Youth Athletes
Presenters:  Sue Sugarman, LCSW, BCD & Rebecca Clark, PHD, CMPC, LCSW-R
Clinical Social Workers working with athletes is an emerging new field in the Social Work profession.  This workshop will provide an overview of Social Worker’s role in serving youth athletes.  Participants will increase awareness, knowledge and skills of concepts, model theories, interventions and strategies for clinical social workers working with youth athletes, parents and coaches on both micro and macro levels.  The workshop will utilize group discussions, role play, interactive activities and case students from the presenters’ experiences. 6 CEU’s, $120. 

Sunday, May 6, 2018 9:00-12:00 & 1:00 – 4:00
Heart & Soul Counseling Agency, 17 Fordham Rd. in West Babylon, NY
Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) with explosive children. 
Presenter:  Brian Quinn, Ph.D., LCSW
Morning Session: CPS is an empirically tested psychosocial treatment developed by Ross Greene that can be used by families and school personnel for dealing with difficult children with a variety of diagnoses (ADHD, bipolar, autism).

Childhood Bipolar Disorder
Afternoon Session: Overview of bipolar disorder in children, treatment modalities, including case studies.  6 CEU’s, $120.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00-12:00 & 1:00 -4:00 at LIU Post, Room TBA
Building Leaders in the Interprofessional Health Care Environment
Presenters:  Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA & Linda Vila, JD
Participants will be introduced to the concept of leadership, with an emphasis on interprofessional leadership, and explore different leadership concepts and styles.  They will examine the application of different models of leadership to leadership opportunities and dilemmas, assess their own leadership skills, explore power and influence, practice leadership strategies and map a personal leadership and learning journey.  6 CEU’s, $120.

LIU Post 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; CE Provider ID:  #0003.

Please call the Social Work Dept. at 516 299-3924 for more information or to register.