Mental Health

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 mental health 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 mental health professionals.

At a glance

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

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

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

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

Upcoming programs
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Featured programs
An intensive, interdisciplinary 1-year program for professionals who work with children ages birth to 6 and their families, designed with an appreciation of the strengths and contributions of all the professions that touch the lives of young children.
DSM-5 is the first major revision of the manual in more than 30 years. This creates many changes for clinical practitioners and providers alike. Our DSM-classes explore the controversies and implications of the new edition.