YAI Approved CEU Provider for Licensed Social Workers

Fri, November 04, 2016

The New York State Education Department’s State Board For Social Work has approved YAI as a provider of continuing education credits for licensed social workers.

Licensed Master’s Social Workers(LMSW)  and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) in New York State can attend YAI trainings to earn required credits.

YAI is brings decades of expertise from training its workforce to providing quality support for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). New courses will be available for each quarter.  

Practicing LMSWs or LCSWs are required to complete 36 hours of acceptable formal continuing education during each three-year registration period.

Here are two upcoming trainings:

  • Supporting the Social-Sexual Lives of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Nov. 28 and 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., YAI Central Office, New York, N.Y. 10001. This two-day workshop will offer a unique opportunity for professionals to learn practical strategies for supporting people with I/DD in exploring, learning, and expressing social-sexual issues. Attendees will receive training on conducting sexual consent assessments and obtain critical skills to become a social sexual educator. Attendees will earn 10 CE hours.

  • Strategies for Working with Seniors with I/DD and People with Complex Needs,  Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., YAI Central Office, New York, N.Y. 10001. This two-day workshop helps attendees build understanding, skills, and empathy for working with aging adults and people with intellectual disabilities who need a modified environment. Attendees will learn and practice concrete skill-based techniques that can be used to develop a Senior Program and train staff. Attendees will early 12 CE hours.

For more information, visit yai.org/training or call 212.273.6589.

Young Adult Institute, Inc. (YAI) 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 #SW-0171.