Online Trainings

Students may take online trainings in order to receive field credit. If there is a certificate upon completion, please make sure to print and give a copy to your field instructor. If there is not a certificate, please make sure you talk about what you learned during supervision with your field instructor.


Children & Youth: Live Virtual Workshops

Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

Child Welfare

  • Violence Prevention Programs:
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway: 
    • Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.
  • Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare: 
    • CASCW’s online modules are self-directed learning opportunities for child welfare professionals, foster parents, advocates, and others interested in the topics. They were developed in order to present the child welfare practice-relevant findings of research undertaken by faculty and staff at the School of Social Work as well as partners across the University. The modules consist of narrated PowerPoint presentations with a variety of media attached (e.g. watching videos, reading documents, etc.). All modules are accessible for free. Post-tests are available upon request.


  • Societal Inequities and Health: How We Can Effectively Reduce Them: Dr. Williams discussed the impact of racial and socioeconomic inequity on health, providing global and historical context, as well as perspective on the Covid-19 pandemic. Click here »
  • Event Replay: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Racial, Gender, and Generational Wealth Gaps View here » 
  • Safe Zone:
    • Several short informative pages/videos, and one two-hour training
  • Caring for Gender Non-Conforming Young People:
    • 3-15 minute interactive e-learning modules created by organizations in UK


Free online professional development programming available from Valdosta State University's Military Families Learning Network team


Mental and Behavioral Health

  • Teletherapy Webinar:
    • This webinar is designed to support social workers, who, as a result of COVID-19, may be practicing telehealth/teletherapy for the first time. This webinar is also relevant to social workers with some experience in telehealth who may be interested in learning more about the ethical provision of clinical services online. Click here »
  • ACEs trainings:
    • Two trainings - one general and one specific for mental health professionals. 
  • Mental Health Studies - Suicide, Violent Behavior, and Substance Abuse: 
    • Mental health and well-being has become an increasingly important concern of health care systems around the world. Self-harm and debilitating mental health problems are increasing, and one in three people know somebody suffering from mental health issues. This course, which focuses on the activities, actions, and habits that might be endangering one's health and welfare, aims to give you the tools to help others.
  • CBT for Anxiety and OCD:
    • Elizabeth DuPont Spender, LCSW-C and Kimberly Morrow, LCSW – online seminar for CBT.
  • Mental Health Webinars: 
    • Social Work Career offers resources (i.e. webinars) for both current students and experienced mental health professionals covering a wide range of topics.
  • MD Behavioral Health:
    • An online training site hosted by the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Developed in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Mental Hygiene Administration, the site provides training to individuals interested in supporting the behavioral health of youth and their families.
  • UNC Behavioral Health Springboard:
  • Westfield State University, Interdisciplinary Behavioral Health Collaboration (IBHC) Project
  •  Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health: 
    • A free course on immigrant and refugee mental health offered by Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. It provides an overview of immigrant and refugee populations, as well as subgroups particularly at risk, and how their context and cultures influence mental health. There are two specific "streams" that are tailored to social service providers and health providers, respectively. The description says social workers can benefit from both streams. It's accredited by both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
  • Psychological First Aid (PFA):
    • An evidence-informed modular approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism. PFA is designed to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and to foster short- and long-term adaptive functioning and coping.
  • Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute:
    • Offers several different types (webinars, full trainings, manuals) of trainings and resources on multiple topics related to crisis and trauma.
  • CEUfast Nursing:
    • Includes multiple trainings related to mental health, behavioral health, and health care practice. Geared toward Nurses; yet, relevant for Social Work. These trainings need to be registered for online, but are free. Each training ends with a quiz and a certificate.
  • PTSD: National Center for PTSD Continuing Education: 
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD:


Sexual Abuse

Substance Use/Abuse


Violence/Domestic Violence