Professional Development

Professional development is learning to earn or maintain professional credentials such as academic degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. It has been described as intensive and collaborative, ideally incorporating an evaluative stage. There are a variety of approaches to professional development, including consultation, coaching, communities of practice, lesson study, mentoring, reflective supervision and technical assistance.

This Learning Thursdays presentation fulfills 1.25 hrs of credit toward:

  • CPP/CPS initial sec. 3
  • CASAC/CPP/CPS renewal
  • NYS Social Work continuing education 


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