Non-NASW Continuing Education Opportunities


Iowa Board of Certification Training Calendar

12/10/2021    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Assessment & Evaluation"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

01/03/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "ASAM Guidelines"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

02/18/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Effective Treatment Planning Techniques"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

03/11/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Group Facilitation"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

04/08/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "History of Substance Abuse"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

05/13/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Professional Documentation"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

06/10/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Ethics - The Basics"     Approved for 3 CEUs     -Zoom

07/15/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "Resourcing/Coping Interventions"     Approved for 3 CEUs     IBC Office 225 NW School St, Ankeny, IA

08/05/2022    9 am to 12:15 pm     "ASAM Workshop/Stages of Change"     Approved for 3 CEUs     IBC Office 225 NW School St, Ankeny, IA 
                        1:30 pm to 3:45 pm  "Treatment Planning & Smart Goals Workshop"     Approved for 2 CEUs

INSTRUCTOR:  Sharaine Conner, LISW, IADC


QUESTIONS:  Deb Gilbert - 515-965-5509 or


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Virtual Leadership Cohorts- Institute for Leadership and Advancement

The Institute will deliver a 36- hour virtual leadership cohort-based offered over 5-month (2 times per month) cohorts for individuals seeking to increase their management and leadership skills for professional development, promotion, and/or advancement. Outside of virtual leadership sessions, students will engage in 1-3 hours of weekly leadership based activities in online discussion, learning content, self-assessment, reflection, and professional development planning. The Institute culminates in a signature portfolio with key advancement tools and a 5 year professional development plan.

An academic continuing education certificate will be awarded: "Certificate in Leadership & Advancement" from Briar Cliff University. A discount rate available for businesses and/or organizations who enroll 3 or more attendees.

$1,500 including tuition, books, and program materials. A discount rate available for businesses and/or organizations who enroll 3 or more attendees. Add-On Feature- Leadership Consultation & Coaching: Participants in each cohort may elect to sign up for an addendum package to the Institute to include 6 hours of individual leadership or executive coaching customized to their individual strengths and opportunities. This added package will be provided at a rate of $575.


Register for the Fall 2021 institute by August 5, 2021 or the Spring 2022 institute by January 6, 2022 and pay only $1,150 - a $350 discount. For special pricing options for multiple registrations from the same organization or company, contact us.

To Register or Learn More - 

1-  Visit our Website: Leadership Institute (
2. Send an email to


Integrative Counseling Solutions (ICS)

ICS is working to provide quality training opportunities to the Des Moines metro area.

Integrative Institute of Play Therapy training has been developed to train our staff members and to provide training opportunities to other therapists. ICS is an approved provider of the American Play Therapy Association. All classes count toward becoming a Registered Play Therapist. (APT Provider #12-506)

We try to add new training opportunities that are relevant to mental health of our clients.

We invite you to look at our website for more information.
Integrative Counseling Solutions

Or contact Denise Kalbus at 515.267.1340



NASW-IA is now partnering with Passitpro™ to offer License Prep training online any time!


Passitpro™gives you the advantage of personalized instruction plus the convenience of online learning.

Get access to this five-hour online course to learn the essential content at your convenience, 24/7 for 90 days.

Plus, get an extra 90-minute video on strategy. And, if you choose, connect with one of our expert teachers (an experienced social worker) for personalized training.

You'll master the essential content and test anxiety with five hours of teaching, a 170-question practice exam, plus 50 bonus practice questions!

Be sure to tell Passitpro™ that you learned of this program through NASW-IA.


Learn more at the PassItPro website

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