Human Services

High-quality workshops, certificates, and conferences keeping professionals and practitioners up-to-date on the latest research and best practices

UW-Madison Continuing Studies provides unparalleled service to human services practitioners seeking professional development. Through our unique combination of experience, innovation, and credibility, we can help you maintain your certifications and stand out in an increasingly competitive environment. Network with colleagues while exploring best practices and the latest research in topics important to human services professionals.

At a glance

What: High-quality evidence-based classes, certificates, conferences

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty specializing in human services

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

Questions? Contact Kristi Obmascher,, 608‑262‑8971

Upcoming classes/workshops
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Th, Sept 4, 9am-4pm  •  $150 | $100 student fee
Sept 2014- May 2015  •  $8,500/$7,990 until July 24
W, Oct 22, 9am-4pm  •  $150
Th, Nov 13, 9am-4pm  •  $150 | $100 student fee
W, Dec 3, 9am-4pm  •  $175
Online classes
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $75
Featured programs
Fall 2014
Presenting state-of-the-art treatment methods when working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders.
Designed to equip counselors, clergy, coaches, educators, and other healthcare personnel with tools to help people find healing in the midst of loss.
WWEN is a grant-funded outreach project for anyone interested in women's treatment, recovery, and prevention.