Human Services

At a glance

What: High-quality evidence-based classes, certificates, conferences keeping professionals and practitioners up-to-date on the latest research and best practices.

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

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

Questions? Contact Kristi Obmascher, kristi.obmascher@wisc.edu, 608‑262‑8971.


Upcoming classes/workshops
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Thu-Sun & Sat, Oct 5-8 & Nov 18  •  Early Bird $1,500 through Sep 5; $1,800 fee after Sep 5 | 35 hours (3.5 CEUs), 26 CECH (CHES) contact hours
Tue-Wed, Dec 5-6, 9am-4pm  •  $300
Thu, Dec 7; 9am-4:30pm Fri, Dec 8; 9am-5:30pm  •  $350
Online classes
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $95
Mar 17-May 15  •  $1,295 before Mar 3; $1,495 after Mar 3
Jul 14-Sep 11, 2017  •  $1,295 on or before Jun 20; $1,495 after Jun 20 | 3.5 CEUs, 26 CECH | Class materials available online from July 18-Sept 11, 2017. An introduction to the course begins on July 14. The course includes 20 hours of lectures and assignments and 15-20 hours for a project. A $500 deposit is required at registration; remaining balance due by July 5. Withdraw before June 20 to receive a full refund of your tuition minus a $100 administrative fee. No refunds after June 20.
Start anytime; complete within one year  •  $595
Featured programs
Presenting state-of-the-art treatment methods when working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders. Held every fall.
Designed to equip counselors, clergy, coaches, educators, and other healthcare personnel with tools to help people find healing in the midst of loss.
Wisconsin Voices for Recovery is a statewide peer-run movement that brings together people in and seeking recovery, their family members, and allies. We are all about celebrating recovery and eliminating the stigma associated with addiction and recovery in Wisconsin!