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Welcome

Continuing Education Workshops for Social Workers, LMHC and CASAC's

High quality on and off site workshops and professional development experiences.  

Offered throughout Long Island

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

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Registration Page

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

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From the NYS Department of Education Website

There is no limit on the number of hours of acceptable continuing education you may take on-line through a Department-approved provider, when the course includes live interaction with the instructor and other students.  

NYS Education Department Approved


Chi Professional Development, Inc. 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-0538.


 Chi Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0173. 


Chi Professional Development, Inc. is OASAS certified to provide CASAC renewal and CPP/CPS hours #1343.

On and Off-Site training's are available

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About Us

Workshops are offered at various locations throughout Long Island.  Workshops can also be delivered at your agency, organization or business.  


We are grateful you have chosen Chi Professional Development inc. for your educational needs.  


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What are Others Saying

"The Mindfulness workshop presented by Michael Chiappone was not only informative but it went into the practical application of meditation and nutrition.   These I felt were key features to incorporating well-being practices into our busy daily lives.  The class helped me create the idea of having checkpoints throughout the day in the future to be more aware of correcting self-defeating emotions/behaviors that may arise.   The class was also very effective in creating awareness of being more mindful of our nutritional intake and provided an update on what foods are most beneficial.  I would definitely enroll in this class again if Michael was presenting again for the following year." Charles T. LSCW



"Michael Chiappone delivers well researched information in a fun, interactive and thoughtful way that inspires wonderful sharing by class participants. He mixes in theory, concrete information and interventions with experiential exercises that really helps students integrate the information. I started using his exercises in right after taking his class! I highly recommend his trainings, they are the best I have attended." Megan C, LMSW



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On Site / Off Site Workshops

• Substance Use Disorder in the Workplace

• Gaming/Screen Addiction 

• Harm Reduction  

• Human Rights and Policy  

• Mindfulness and Self Care for Human Service Providers  

• Treatment Modalities of Addiction  

• Substance Use Disorder and Medical Assisted Treatment

• Engaging the Chronic Homeless Population  

• Leadership  

• Creating Affirming Spaces for Workers/Clients who are   LGBTQ and their Allies  

• Conflict Resolution  

• Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


... more courses are being offered frequently

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NYS Office of the Professions - Social Work Continuing Education requirement

Beginning January 1, 2015, each Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) must complete 36 hours of approved continuing education courses for each triennial registration period. No more than 12 hours of continuing education activities in any 36 month period, or one-third of the total hours in periods of other length, may consist of self-study educational activities from New York State Education Department approved providers.   


The Link below will direct you to the NYS Office Of Professions.  The site offers information for licensees and entities seeking to be designated as an approved provider of continuing education course work for licensed master social workers and licensed clinical social workers.


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