Behavioral Health

Maintain licensure or certification requirements through professional development courses for psychologists, social workers, therapists, counselors, case workers, substance abuse professionals, health educators, and others. Choose between online and in-person classes to fit into your busy schedule and licensure deadlines.

At a Glance

What: Online and in-person classes. Choose from one-day workshops, multi-day certificates, and intensive training programs

Who: Presented by UW-Madison faculty and staff, regional and national content experts, and experienced practitioners

Flyer: Printable one-sheet of fall/winter 2019-2020 classes and certificates

Questions? Contact Ashley Kuehl at ashley.kuehl@wisc.edu or 608-265-4267

Certification: We are an approved continuing education provider through the most respected professional organizations.

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UW-Madison Continuing Studies is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Studies maintains responsibility for the programs and their content.

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NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider #5990.

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NCHEC designated continuing education provider.

For complete approved provider information view CEU and approved hours information.

Grief Support Specialist Certificate


Acquire the knowledge and skills to enhance or create a professional specialty that focuses on counseling people who have suffered from a major loss whether the result of death, divorce, unemployment, destruction due to drug abuse, or any traumatic personal devastation. Offered both online and in person. The new in-person Minneapolis class runs June 11-14, the next online class starts July 13.

If you are interested in talking with lead instructor Doug Smith to learn more about this course, please stop by the exhibit hall at the annual MN Network of Hospice and Palliative Care Conference — celebrating their 40th year — April 5-7 in St. Paul, MN.

Learn more about the UW–Madison Grief Support Specialist Certificate >

Certificate and Specialty Training Programs

Our Team

Amy Anderson

Human Service Program Director

Ann Whitaker

Outreach Program Manager

Ashley Kuehl

Program Coordinator

Barbara Nehls-Lowe

Outreach Specialist

Chariti Gent

Program Director, UW Certified Professional Coach Certificate Program

Elizabeth Misel

Special Projects Program Director

Jenee Jerome

Program Coordinator

Kristi Obmascher

Behavioral Health Area Manager

Kristin DePrey

Flex Program Administrator

Megan Reading

Senior Outreach Specialist

Suzanna Waters Castillo

Emeritus Distinguished Faculty Associate