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Continuing Education

continuing education

The School of Social Work seeks to provide continuing education opportunities for social workers across Newfoundland and Labrador. Some of these events may also be of interest to other professionals in the health and social sectors. The School has a Continuing Education Committee with internal and community representatives. Events are conducted on the St. John's campus, in the local community, and in other regions of the province.The School partners with other organizations to plan and facilitate events.

Advancing the Practice Together (APT)

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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development (CSSD) and Memorial University’s School of Social Work offer educational and skill development presentations for CSSD social workers via their partnership - Advancing the Practice Together (APT). This partnership highlights the continued collaboration between both organizations and provides opportunities to help advance the social work practice, including training and development opportunities.

Check back for upcoming training sessions being offered!


Some of our Continuing Education initiatives include:

Lunch Time Presentations

Public Lectures


Workshops in Labrador

Collaborations with Community Partners

Visiting Scholars



If you would like further information about continuing education initiatives, or to discuss development of possible continuing education opportunities in collaboration with the School of Social Work, please contact Ivy Burt, Coordinator of MSW Student Services and Continuing Education, at (709) 864-2557, or