Approval Organizations for Social Work Continuing Education

The Board has authorized the following organizations to approve professional educational offerings with a social work focus for the continuing education of social workers in Louisiana.  The Board also recognizes the professional social work educational offerings sponsored by the following entities as acceptable continuing education for social workers.  Click the link to download the application to become a pre-approval organization for social work continuing education.  Organizations that are considering applying to become a pre-approval organization for social work continuing education should review the “Guidelines and Criteria for Approving CE Programs.

Applications for pre-approval should be submitted to the entity of your choice. A fee for reviewing and approving the offering may be charged at the discretion of the approval organization.  You should contact the organization directly to inquire about fees.

 

Absolute Service Solutions
Tara Reed, LMSW
P. O. Box 58515
New Orleans, LA  70158
Phone: (504)914-2776
Email: tyreed509@gmail.com
Designation effective February 22, 2019 – February 22, 2022

Alzheimer’s Services of the Capitol Area
Ellen Dunn, LMSW
3772 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Phone: 225-334-7494
Email: programs@alzbr.org
Designation effective April 5, 2019- April 5, 2022
Designation renewed March 25, 2022- March 25, 2025

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-LA Chapter
Danita LeBlanc, LCSW-BACS
5461 N. College Hill Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone (225) 335-4979
Email: danitaleblanc@cox.net
Designation effective December 10, 2021 – December 10, 2024

Caravelle Care, Inc.
Elysia Glynn, LCSW
4300 S. I-10 Service Road, Suite 102
Metairie, LA  70001
Phone: (504)267-7324
Email: ehg@caravellecare.org
Designation effective August 25, 2017 – August 25, 2020
Designation renewed June 4, 2021- June 4, 2024

Care NOLA
Rachel Eriksen, LCSW-BACS
26 Karen Ct.
Jefferson, LA  70121
Phone: (504)264-1178
Email: Rachel@care-nola.com
Website: www.care-NOLA.com
Designation Effective August 20, 2021- August 20, 2024

Carol Miles, LCSW
110 East 7th Avenue
Covington, LA  70433
Phone: (985) 893-1248
Email: cmiles@tulane.edu
Designation effective May 10, 2019 – May 10, 2022
Designation renewed April 22, 2022- April 22, 2025

CDS Shreveport
Layne Bonvillain, LCSW
2001 East 70th Street
Suite 401
Shreveport, LA  71105
Phone: (318) 865-0039
Email: layne@cdsshreveport.org
Designation effective January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

Center for Evidence to Practice
Sarah Hoffpauir, LCSW-BACS
2020 Gravier St, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA  70112
Phone: (504)568-5731
Email: shoffp@lsuhsc.edu
Designation effective December 10, 2021- December 10, 2024

Clinical Consulting and Counseling Services
Gloria Thompson, LCSW
13434 Plank Road #127
Baker, LA  70714
Phone: (225) 308-4120
Email: clinicalconsulting@live.com
Designation effective August 23, 2019 – August 23, 2022

Community Enrichment Group
Elise Reed, LCSW
144 Dunbar Street
Grambling, LA  71245
Phone: (318) 914-2955
Email: elise.reed@communityenrichmentgroup.com
Designation effective July 19, 2019-July 19, 2022

Crayton Counseling and Consulting, LLC
Suzette Gutter, LCSW
2025 Antares Drive
Bastrop, LA  71220
Phone: (318) 351-4120
Email: suzettegutter@yahoo.com
Designation effective August 23, 2019 – August 23, 2022

Daybreak Therapy Solutions, LLC
Melissa Speeda, LCSW
1234 Del Este Ave Suite 502
Denham Springs, LA  70726
Phone: (225)320-3223
Email: mspeeda@daybreaktherapysolutions.com
Designation effective December 10, 2021-December 10, 2024

Empowering You Social Work Services, LLC
Rachel Swafford, LCSW-BACS
9601 Baird Road
Shreveport, LA  71118
Phone: (318)834-5454
Email: rswafford2016@gmail.com
Designation effective July 16, 2021- July 16, 2024

Florida Parishes Human Services Authority
Alexis Wolcott, LCSW
835 Pride Drive, Suite B
Hammond, LA  70401
Phone: (985)543-4333. ext. 1410
Email: alexis.wolcott@fphas.org
Designation effective July 21, 2017 – July 17, 2023

Forever Care Resource Center 
Deishonda Greenwood, LCSW
527 W. Esplanade Suite 102
Kenner, LA  70065
Phone: (504) 399-1161
Email: dgreenwood@forevercareresource.com
Designation Effective November 6, 2020- November 6, 2023

Freedom Therapy Center, LLC
Danielle Bailey, LCSW-BACS
3654 Government Street, Suite 1
Alexandria, LA  71302
Phone: (318) 613-0147
Email: freedomtherapycenter@gmail.com
Designation effective January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

GLO Therapeutics, LLC
Gina Signorelli, LCSW-BACS
7707 Bluebonnet Blvd. #418
Baton Rouge, LA  70810
Phone: (504)534-8456
Email: glotherapeutics@gmail.com
Designation effective December 2, 2016 – December 2, 2019
Designation renewed February 21, 2020 – February 21, 2023

Grambling State University School of Social Work
Dr. Elise Reed, LCSW
P. O. Box 4274
Grambling, LA  71245
Phone: (318)274-3302
Email: reeded@gram.edu 
Designation effective November 3, 2017 – November 3, 2020
Designation renewed March 26, 2021- March 26, 2024

Integrated Social Services, LLC
 Deborah Glover, LCSW-BACS
P.O. Box 305
Brittany, LA  70718
Phone: (225) 210-8758
Email: integratedsocialservices@gmail.com
Designation effective October 2, 2020-October 3, 2023

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority
Julie Shaw, LCSW
3616 S I-10 Road West
Suite 100
Metairie, LA  70001
Phone: (504) 838-5306
Email: jshaw@jphsa.org
Designation effective October 23, 2015 – October 23, 2018
Designation renewed January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Michelle Beard, LCSW-BACS
3330 W. Esplanade Ave. #603
Metairie, LA  70002
Phone: (504)831-8475, ext, 137
Email: michelle@jfsneworleans.org
Website: https://jfsneworleans.org/services/mental-health-professionals/
Designation Effective November 6, 2020-November 6, 2023

Jill Murray, PhD, LCSW-BACS
3157 Gentilly Blvd. #153
New Orleans, LA  70122
Phone: (504)553-3013
Email: jemurraylcsw@gmail.com
Designation effective January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

Katie Godshall, LCSW-BACS
3726 Piedmont Drive
New Orleans, LA  70122
Phone: (610) 209-0144
Email: dr.godshall.lcsw@gmail.com
Designation effective November 1, 2019 – November 1, 2022

Komen Louisiana
Jennifer Cortes, LMSW
6120 Perkins Rd., Suite 300
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Email: jcortes@komenlouisiana.org
Designation effective August 21, 2020 – August 21, 2023

LA Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health
Michelle Duplantier, LCSW-BACS
P. O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA  70130
Phone: (504)568-5055
Email: michelle.duplantier@la.gov
Designation effective December 13, 2019-December 13, 2022

Lakeside Hospice
Roberta Edenfield, LMSW
5105 W. Napoleon Avenue
Metairie, LA  70001
Phone: (504) 456-6011
Email: redenfield@lakesidehospicela.com
Designation effective September 27, 2019 – September 27, 2022

Louisiana Association of Clinical Social Workers
Helen Stravos, LCSW
1629 Jefferson Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70115
Phone: (504) 782-4364
Email: hstravos1@cox.net
Designation effective April 5, 2019 – April 5, 2022

Louisiana Child Welfare Training Academy
Arianne B. Zaunbrecher, LCSW-BACS
4849 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA  70809
Phone: (225)439-8827
Email: arianne.zaunbrecher@selu.edu
Designation effective December 7, 2018 – December 7, 2021
Designation renewed December 10, 2021-December 10, 2024

Louisiana Continuing Education, LLC
Karen Kirk, LCSW-BACS
321 N. Vermont Street, Suite 203
Covington, LA  70433
Phone: (985)871-8177
Email: Louisiana.C.E.@charter.net
Designation Effective April 5, 2019-April 5, 2022

LSU School of Social Work
Att: Tennia Williams, LCSW-BACS
1200 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA  70803
Phone: (225) 205-7927
Email: twilliams10@lsu.edu
Designation effective October 3, 2020-October 3, 2023

Magnolia Wellness, LLC
Angela Landry, LCSW & Lisa Williams, LCSW
P.O. Box 2162
St. Francisville, LA  70775
Phone: (225) 245-5040
Email: info@magnolia-wellness.com
Designation effective December 13, 2019-December 13, 2022

Mercy Family Center
Beth Cooney, LCSW-BACS
110 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA  70005
Phone (504) 838-8242
Email: elizabeth.cooney@mercy.net
Designation Effective July 31, 2015- July 31, 2018
Designation renewed August 17, 2018-August 17, 2021
Designation renewed October 29, 2021-October 29, 2024

NAMI New Orleans
Patricia Hattier, LCSW-BACS
1538 Louisiana Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70115
Phone:  504-368-1944
Email: trish@namineworleans.org
Designation effective August 21, 2020-August 21, 2023

National Association of Social Workers-LA Chapter
700 North 10th Street, Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Phone (225) 346-1234 or (800) 899-1984
Email: ceu@naswla.org
Website: https://naswla.org/ 
Designation effective August 26, 2011 – July 19, 2022
Designation renewed March 25, 2022- March 25, 2025

New Beginnings Behavioral Health Services, LLC
Lisa Wineburg, LCSW-BACS
2439 Manhattan Blvd., Suite 304
Harvey, LA  70058
Phone: (504) 333-6657
Email: nbbhs@yahoo.com
Designation effective February 21, 2020 – February 21, 2023

New Orleans Association of Black Social Workers
1301 Friedricks
Gretna, LA  70053
Phone: (504) 382-6538
Email: larkeem@gmail.com
Designation effective May 04, 2012 – May 04, 2017
Designation renewed October 3, 2020-October 3, 2023

New Orleans Family Justice Center
Amanda Tonkovich, LCSW-BACS
P. O. Box 50159
New Orleans, LA  70150
Phone: (504)355-0839
Email: atonkovich@nofjc.org
Designation effective June 8, 2018 – June 8, 2021
Designation renewed December 10, 2021- December 10, 2024

New Orleans Public Schools
Teresa Willheit, LCSW-BACS
2405 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70113
Phone: (504)359-6959
Email: twillheit@nolapublicschools.com
Designation effective December 10, 2021-December 10,2024

Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS
313 Terry Parkway
Terrytown, LA  70056
Phone: (504) 931-8784
Email: nbaucom@nitabaucom.com
Designation effective May 10, 2019 – May 10, 2022
Designation renewed April 22, 2022- April 22, 2025

Northwest Louisiana Association of Black Social Workers
Andrew Wilson, LCSW-BACS
9817 Hadrains Way
Shreveport, LA  71118
Phone: 318-458-5158
Email: awilsonsocialwork@comcast.net
Designation Effective February 21, 2014- February 21, 2017
Designation renewed February 10, 2017 – February 10, 2020
Designation renewed February 21, 2020 – February 21, 2023

O’Brien House
Emily George, LCSW-BACS
466 North 12th Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Phone: (225)344-6845
Email: emilygeorge@obrienhouse.org 
Designation effective October 23, 2015- October 23, 2018
Designation renewed December 7, 2018- December 7, 2021
Designation renewed March 25, 2022- March 25, 2025

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
Theresa Frank, LCSW
P. O. Box 3117
Baton Rouge, LA  70821
Phone: (225)342-8877
Email: teresa.frank@la.gov
Designation effective June 24, 2016 – June 24, 2019
Designation renewed December 11, 2020- December 11, 2023

Office of Behavioral Health
Kimberly Catalon, LCSW
P.O. Box 4049
Baton Rouge, LA  70821
Phone: (225) 342-8962
Email: kimberly.catalon@la.gov
Designation effective November 21, 2014- November 1, 2022

Open Health Care Clinic
Tanisha Winfrey, LCSW-BACS
4550 North Blvd., Suite 250
Baton Rouge, LA  70806
Phone: (225)655-6422 ext: 1305
Email: Tanisha.Winfrey@ohcc.org
Designation effective October 29, 2021- October 29, 2024

OPS Family Care, LLC
Cassandra Smith, LCSW-BACS
P.O. Box 1831
Gretna, LA  70054
Phone: (504) 367-6888
Email: csmith@opsfamilycare.com
Designation Effective October 17, 2014- October 17, 2017
Designation renewed November 3, 2017 – November 3, 2020
Designation renewed June 4, 2021-June 4, 2024

Patricia Kelly Moran, LCSW-BACS
5920 Coliseum Boulevard
Alexandria, LA  71303
Phone: (318) 443-9339
Email: pmoran@suddenlink.net
Designation effective February 21, 2020 – February 21, 2023

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Service
Diana Mesrobian, LCSW
2255 Broadway Drive
Hattiesburg, MS  39402
Phone: 601-288-4800
Email: dmesrobian@forrestgeneral.com
Designation effective June 27, 2014-July 17, 2023

Resilience Center of Northeast Louisiana
Felicia Downs, LCSW
P.O. Box 9021
Monroe, LA  71211
Phone: (318) 267-9191
Email: downsfelicia3@gmail.com
Designation effective April 5, 2019 – April 5, 2022

Ronald Fletcher, LCSW-BACS
3501 Holiday Dr. #405
New Orleans, LA 70114
Phone: (504) 390-6145
Email: pfletch8@aol.com
Designation effective April 22, 2022- April 22, 2025

Sankofa Center, Inc.
Larry Hayes, LCSW-BACS
5036 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70122
Phone: (504)382-6538
Email: larkeen@gmail.com
Designation effective August 17, 2018 – August 17, 2021
Designation renewed August 20, 2021- August 20, 2024

Southeastern Louisiana University Social Work Program
Jamie Magee, LCSW-BACS
P. O. Box 10863
Hammond, LA  70402
Phone: (985)549-2309
Email: socialwork@selu.edu
Designation effective February 22, 2019 – February 22, 2022
Designation renewed February 22, 2022- February 22, 2025

Southern University New Orleans School of Social Work
Rebecca Chaisson, PhD, LCSW
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA  70126
Phone: (504) 286-5376
Fax: (504) 286-5387
Email: rchaisson@suno.edu
Designation effective December 12, 20058 – December 12, 2013
Designation renewed December 6, 2013 – December 6, 2016
Designation renewed December 2, 2016 – December 2, 2019
Designation renewed December 13, 2019 – December 13, 2022

St. Joseph Hospice of the Carpenter Health Network
Kristen Fontenot Saucier, LCSW
10615 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70809
Phone: (225) 9386139
Email: ksaucier@stjosephhospice.com
Designation effective October 3, 2020-October 3, 2023
Designation renewed February 18, 2022- February 18, 2025

Start Corporation
Addie Duval, LCSW-BACS
9420 Lindale Avenue, Suite A & B
Baton Rouge, LA  70815
Phone: (225)442-3540
Email: addie.duval@startcorp.org
Designation effective August 17, 2018 – August 17, 2021
Designation renewed July 16, 2021- July 16, 2024

Tanya Stuart, Inc.
P. O. Box 83581
Baton Rouge, LA  70884
Phone: (225)771-9980
Email: tanstuart@gmail.com
Designation effective October 3, 2020-October 3, 2023

TGC Learning Center, Inc.
Michael McNeil, LCSW
P.O. Box 1604
Chalmette, LA  70044
Phone (504) 278-4006
Email: mcneilmsw@hotmail.com
Designation Effective October 8, 2010 – October 8, 2015
No approval authority from October 9, 2015 – May 19, 2016
Designation renewed on July 19, 2019-July 19, 2022

The Broadmoor Improvement Association
Bethanie Mangigian, LCSW
3900 General Taylor Street, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA  70125
Phone: (504)249-5130
Email: bethanie@broadmoorimprovement.com
Designation effective March 16, 2018 – March 16, 2021
Designation renewed June 4, 2021- June 4, 2024

The Center for Children and Families
Nicole Cabello, LCSW
622 Riverside Drive
Monroe, LA  71201
Phone: (318) 398-0945
Email: ncabello@standforhope.org
Designation effective April 5, 2019 – April 5, 2022

Tulane School of Social Work
Parker Robinson, LCSW-BACS
127 Elk Place #8906
New Orleans, LA  70112
Phone (504) 862-3475
Email: psternbe@tulane.edu
Designation effective November 18, 2011 – November 18, 2016
Designation renewed September 9, 2016 – September 9, 2019
Designation renewed June 14, 2019 – June 14, 2022
Designation renewed March 25, 2022- March 25, 2025

Victory Addiction Recovery Center
Kerri Cunningham, LCSW
111 Liberty Avenue
Lafayette, LA  70508
Phone: (337) 456-9111
Email: kcunningham@myvictorycenter.com
Designation effective January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

Winters Mental Health and Consulting
Leon Winters, LCSW-BACS
1304 Bertrand Drive, Suite B3
Lafayette, LA  70506
Phone: (337) 962-1987
Email: leon@wintersmhc.com
Designation effective January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2023

 

 

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