Substance Use Disorders

High-quality, innovative programs to keep professionals current with the latest research and best practices relevant to their field

UW-Madison Continuing Studies is the premiere professional-development resource for social workers, counselors, and other human-services professionals working to improve the lives of Wisconsin residents. We offer workshops, professional certificate programs, and a conference designed especially for professionals working in substance use disorder treatment, mental health, counseling, FASD, social work, and other human-service professions.

At a glance

What: High-quality workshops, certificate programs, and conferences specifically designed to help human-service professionals grow their knowledge, maintain their certification, help their clients, and advance their careers

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty specializing in substance use disorders

Certification: Programs meet multiple professional requirements and standards for continuing education

Questions? Contact program coordinator Flo Hilliard at or 608-265-2679

Upcoming face-to-face classes
Nov 15
Premier conference on at-risk youth featuring Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author and bullying expert
Provides pertinent information to help you respond more effectively to people with alcohol and other drug problems
Current, evidence-based information on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) for those who need to become FASD trainers