Mental Health

At a glance

What: High-quality workshops and classes based on the latest research and best practices.

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty specializing in mental health.

Certification: Programs satisfy multiple professional licensure requirements for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers.

Questions? Contact Kristi Obmascher, kobmascher@dcs.wisc.edu, 608‑262‑8971

Renowned UW-Madison professor Dr Robert Enright talks about his book The Forgiving Life. Dr. Enright teaches the Continuing Studies Wellness class Forgiveness: A Pathway to Emotional Healing. An online audio version of Dr. Enright's class is available; click here for details»

Upcoming programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
TW, Sept 1-2, 9am-4pm  •  $275
Th, Sept 3, 9am-4pm  •  $150
Th-Su, Sept 10-13, 9am-4pm Sa, Oct 10, 9am-4pm  •  $1,500 before Aug 10 | $1,800 after Aug 10
Th, Sept 24, 9am-4pm  •  $150
F, Sept 25, 9am-4pm  •  $150
MT, Oct 5-6, M, Nov 2, 9am-4pm  •  $450
W, Oct 21, 9am-4pm Th, Oct 22, 9am-2:30pm  •  Day 1 only: 0.6 CEUs, $150 | Both days: 1.05 CEUs, $275
F, Nov 13, 9am-4pm  •  $150
Nov 19, 8:30am-4:30pm Nov 20, 8:30am-12:30pm  •  $250
ThF, Dec 3-4, 9am-5pm  •  $400
Jan 12-March 14, 2016  •  $1,295 before Dec 1 | $1,495 after Dec 1
Online classes
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Professional certificates and related programs
Get the knowledge and practice experience you need for successful MI practice.
Intensive training for working with older adults experiencing mental distress.
Designed to equip counselors, clergy, coaches, educators, and other healthcare personnel with tools to help people find healing in the midst of loss.