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, UW-Madison faculty, and qualified professionals 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

Featured programs
Provides pertinent information to help you respond more effectively to people with alcohol and other drug problems.
Get the knowledge and practice experience you need for successful MI practice.
Current, evidence-based information on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) for those who need to become FASD trainers.
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