Registration and Cancellation Information


All workshops are held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


All workshops are approved for continuing education hours (CE Hours) by the Rutgers School of Social Work in accordance with New Jersey Administrative Code 13:44G and recognized by the:
  • New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work recognizes the Rutgers School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers, provider #0069.
  • New Jersey Department of Education, approval code #1965
  • Addictions workshops are appropriate for LCADC and CADC recertification/renewal [N.J.A.C. 13:34 c-53]
  • Association for Play Therapy (APT) APT Approved Provider 11-300
  • All workshops in our catalog provide approved continuing education hours for New Jersey licensed: Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Teachers unless noted.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), ACEP #6389. The Rutgers School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6389. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Rutgers School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


Please register online at:

You can also complete and return the registration form in the back of this catalog (online registration is preferred). Registrations taken on the day of the workshop in New Brunswick only. Call first for availability. You will be notified by telephone, email or mail if the workshop is full and you have been closed out. If the activity is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will also be contacted. You must attend the entire workshop to receive continuing education hours. Partial credit hours are not awarded if you arrive late or leave early. Certificates are distributed at the end of each workshop. We will address any accommodation on an as needed basis. Please contact our office prior to the workshop. Confirmations will be sent by email upon registration and payment. If you do not provide us with an email address, you will receive a confirmation letter in the mail. We strongly recommend using our directions to workshops instead of a GPS. See "Workshop Locations & Maps" at Formal registration for a certificate program is no longer required. Get full details on certificate program requirements and track your progress on our website Please notify us when you have completed the certificate program. We will verify your record and issue the final certificate.


Registration for the educational activities listed in this announcement is on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment must accompany your registration. Registration does not hold your spot until payment is received. If the fee is to be paid by an agency, an official letter from an executive or fiscal officer guaranteeing payment must accompany the application. Registrations received without payment or voucher do not guarantee a spot and will be returned. Please include a registration form with the voucher. See workshop descriptions for applicable fees. The replacement certificate fee is $10 per certificate. We will address any accommodations on an as needed basis.


Please wear layered clothing as room temperatures vary throughout the day.


Cancellations notifications received up to the day of a workshop will result in either a transfer to another available workshop, a coupon valid for a year that can be applied towards your next registration or a refund less a $25.00 cancellation fee. If you withdraw from one or more workshops at the same time, the cancellation fee will remain $25.00. However, if you withdraw from workshops at different times, you will be charged $25.00 for each cancellation. Cancelation fees are only charged if you request a refund. Coupons cannot be exchanged for a refund. If you do not show up on the workshop day without informing us, no restitutions will be made. When a workshop is cancelled due to weather or insufficient enrollment no penalties apply.


When your workshop is in New Brunswick, you can go to to check if Rutgers University is closed. You should also call 848-932-8758 because sometimes our workshops will still be held. When your workshop is off-site, please call our main number for information 848-932-8758. The University reserves the right to cancel or modify any workshop listed herein for any reason.


Cathryn C. Potter, PhD, Dean School of Social Work
Doug Behan, LCSW, Director of Continuing Education
Gina Sharpe, LCSW, Associate Director of Continuing Education
Julissa Vizcaino, MA, Associate Program Manager
Sabrina DeCoo, BS, Program Coordinator II
Kathryn McBratney, LSW, Program Coordinator II

Office of Continuing Education
Rutgers School of Social Work
390 George St., 3rd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: 848-932-8758
Fax: 732-932-7057
Twitter: @RutgersCEU