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.

 

SUNO School of Social Work
Dr. Rebecca Chaisson, LCSW
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
Phone: (504) 286-5376
Email: rchaisson@suno.edu
Designation Effective December 6, 2013- December 6, 2016, Designation renewed December 2, 2016 - December 2, 2019

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
Designation effective August 26, 2011 – July 19, 2022

National Association of Black Social Workers
3501 Holiday Drive #405 
New Orleans, LA 70114
Phone: (504) 390-6145
Email: pfletch8@aol.com
Designation effective May 04, 2012 – May 04, 2017
Renewed November 3, 2017 - November 3, 2020

Tulane School of Social Work
Parker Sternbergh, 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

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

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

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority
Julie Shaw, LCSW
3616 S I-10 Road West
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504) 838-5215
Email: jshaw@jphsa.org
Designation Effective October 23, 2015 – October 23, 2018

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

Changing Directions, LLC
Dollie Burton-Boles, LMSW
P.O. Box 2122
Marrero, LA 70073
Phone: (504)858-8755
Email: cdconsultation@gmail.com
Designation Effective February 21, 2014- February 21, 2017
Designation Renewed February 10, 2017 - February 10, 2020

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

Addiction Professionals Training Institute, LLC
Rena Smith, LCSW
2600 Houma Blvd. #206
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504)913-2769
Email: queenrenasmith@yahoo.com
Designation Effective September 5, 2014- June 16, 2020

LSU School of Social Work
Traci F. Lilley, LCSW-BACS
311 Huey P Long Fieldhouse
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-2133
Email: tlilley@lsu.edu
Designation Effective September 5, 2014- August 1, 2020

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
Desigation Renewed November 3, 2017 - November 3, 2020

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 21, 2020

Office of Behavioral Health
Danita LeBlanc, LCSW-BACS
P.O. Box 4049
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: (225) 342-9682
Email: Danita.LeBlanc@la.gov
Designation Effective November 21, 2014- November 1, 2022

Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Centers Foundation, Inc.
Ryan Sheehan, LMSW
115 Keating Drive
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: (504)393-5750
Email: rsheehan@pcccf.org
Designation Effective January 30, 2015- January 30, 2018
Designation Renewed February 16, 2018 - February 16, 2021

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Rachel Eriksen, LCSW
3330 W. Esplanade Ave. #603
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504)831-8475, ext, 137
Email: Rachel@JFSneworleans.org
Designation Effective January 30, 2015 - December 8, 2020

 

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

O'Brien House
Emily George, LCSW
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

Northoaks Health Systems
Linda Goudeau, LCSW
P.O. Box 2668
Hammond, LA 70404
Phone: (985)230-6405
Email: goudeaul@northoaks.org
Designation Effective October 23, 2015 - October 23, 2018

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

Harmony Hospice, LLC - EXPIRED
Katie Godshall, LCSW
3621 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 200
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504)832-8111
Email: katherineclare55@gmail.com
Designation Effective April 8, 2016 - April 8, 2019

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities - EXPIRED
Teresa 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

Innovative Approaches Counseling Center, LLP - EXPIRED
Candice Sorapuru, LCSW-BACS
3013 New Hwy. 51, Suite B
Laplace, LA 70068
Phone: (985)618-3558
Email: innovativeapproachescc@gmail.com 
Designation Effective October 21, 2016 - October 21, 2019

GLO Therapeutics, LLC
Gina Signorelli, LCSW-BACS
4134 Florida Avenue, Suite 203
Kenner, LA 70065
Phone: (504)534-8456
Email: gina@glotherapeuticsllc.com
Designation Effective December 2, 2016 – December 2, 2019

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 January 6, 2017 - January 6, 2020

NOLA SWANS (Social Work and Nurse Society)
Kimberley Crawford, LCSW
2005 Green Acres
Metairie, LA 70003
Phone: (504)507-2000 ext.64404
Email: nolaswans@aol.com
Desigtation Effective January 6, 2017 - January 6, 2020

Hood Memorial Hospital
Katherine Schillings, LCSW
301 West Walnut Street
Amite, LA 70422
Phone: (985)748-9485 ext. 496
Email: katherine@hoodmemorial.com
Designation Effective February 10, 2017 - February 10, 2020

Allegiance Health Management/Behavioral Health Centers
Barbara Johns, LCSW-BACS
1401 Ezell Street
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: (318)255-8085
Email: bjohns.ruston@ahmgt.com
Designation Effective March 17, 2017 - March 17, 2020

Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Mary Uter, LCSW-BACS
3600 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: (225)202-3856
Email: mary.uter@brgeneral.org
Designation Effective March 17, 2017 - March 17, 2020

Cynthia Amie, LCSW, LLC
1009 N. Carnation Street, Suite A
Slidell, LA 70460
Phone: (985)259-9786
Email: camielcsw@gmail.com
Designation Effective April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2020

Mother's Helpers
P.O. Box at 870362,
New Orleans, LA 70187
Phone: (504)508-5844
Email: dstspring2000@yahoo.com
Designation Effective April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2020

Tanya Stuart, Inc.
P. O. Box 83581
Baton Rouge, LA 70884
Phone: (225)771-9980
Email: tanstuart@gmail.com
Designation Effective July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2020

Florida Parishes Human Services Authority
Angela Tyrone, LCSW
835 Pride Drive, Suite B
Hammond, LA 70401
Phone: (985)543-4730
Email: angela.tyrone@la.gov
Designation Effective July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2020

Pathways to Emotional Wellness, LLC
Pamela Albers, LCSW
2120 Rose Drive
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504)756-0543
Email: pam.albers59@gmail.com
Designation Effective July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2020

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

Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of Northwest Louisiana (CADA)
Gail M. Dean, LCSW-BACS
P.O. Box 4652
Shreveport, LA 71134
Phone: (318)532-3510
Email: gdean@nhilc.org
Designation Effective August 25, 2017 - August 25, 2020

NAMI New Orleans
Nathan Bossick, LMSW
2407 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504)895-6600
Email: nathan@namineworleans.org
Designation Effective September 29, 2017 - September 29, 2020

Grambling State University School of Social Work
Dr. Carolyn Hester, LMSW
P. O. Box 4274
Grambling, LA 71245
Phone: (318)274-3302
Email: hesterc@gram.edu
Designation Effective November 3, 2017 - November 3, 2020

Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office Diversion Program
Blake Bascle, LCSW-BACS
1546 Gretna Boulevard
Harvey, LA 70058
Phone: (504)364-6134
Email: bbascle@jpda.us
Designation Effective December 8, 2017 - December 8, 2020

Metropolitan Human Services District
Geraldine Turner-Warren, LCSW-BACS
3100 General DeGualle
New Orleans, LA 70114
Phone: (504)620-2861
Email: geraldine.warren@la.gov
Designation Effective December 8, 2017 - December 8, 2020

Women's Center for Healing & Transformation
Patricia Stout, LCSW-BACS
71667 Leveson Street
Abita Springs, LA 70420
Phone: (985)264-8089
Email: info@womenscenterforhealing.org
Designation Effective February 16, 2018 - February 16, 2021

Louisiana Group Psychotherapy Society
Melanie Faust, LCSW
P. O. Box 83005
Baton Rouge, LA 70884
Phone: (225)800-6803
Email: LGPSnews@gmail.com
Designation Effective February 16, 2018 - February 16, 2021

The Broadmoor Improvement Association
Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin, LCSW-BACS
3900 General Taylor Street, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70125
Phone: (504)249-5130
Email: wellness@broadmoorimprovement.com
Designation Effective March 16, 2018 - March 16, 2021

Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling
Robyn Filler, LMSW
324 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318)227-0883
Email: robynfiller@helpforgambling.org
Designation Effective March 16, 2018 - March 16, 2021

Laury Bourgeois, LCSW-BACS
2617 Columbus Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504)261-2895
Email: lauryab990@hotmail.com
Designation Effective March 16, 2018 - March 16, 2021

New Orleans Family Justice Center
Julie Norman, LMSW
P. O. Box 50159
New Orleans, LA 70150
Phone: (504)355-0839
Email: jnorman@nofjc.org
Designation Effective June 8, 2018 - June 8, 2021

The Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault
Brittany Hunt, LMSW
2133 Silverside Drive, Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225)372-7592
Email: brittany@lafasa.org
Designation Effective July 13, 2018 - July 13, 2021

Serving Our Families Together
Ebony Allen, LCSW
2131 General Collins Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114
Phone: (504)994-4847
Email: nola.ebonyallen@gmail.com
Designation Effective July 13, 2018 - July 13, 2021

Healthcare Solutions, LLC
Yolanda Burnom, LCSW-BACS
2800 Youree Drive, Suite 482
Shreveport, LA 71104
Phone: (318)869-1899
Email: yolandaburnom@yahoo.com
Designation Effective August 17, 2018 - August 17, 2021

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

Start Corporation
Jenny Nguyen, LCSW
9420 Lindale Avenue, Suite A & B
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Phone: (225)442-3540
Email: jenny.nguyen@startcorp.org
Designation Effective August 17, 2018 - August 17, 2021

Empowerment Behavioral Services
Bobby Tinner, LCSW-BACS
209 N. Broad Street, Suite A
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504)577-1154
Email: info@empowergno.com
Designation Effective October 26, 2018 - October 26, 2021

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
1100B Milton Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
Phone: (504)658-9553
Email: dmorgan@nola.gov
Designation Effective October 26, 2018 - October 26, 2021

Orleans Parish School Board/Office of Child Welfare and Attendance
Angela Wiggins, LCSW-BACS
2405 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504)218-5386
Email: angela_wiggins@opsb.us
Designation Effective October 26, 2018 - October 26, 2021

Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response
Racheal Hebert, LCSW
5615 Corporate Boulevard, Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225)615-7093
Email: racheal.hebert@star.ngo
Designation Effective October 26, 2018 - October 26, 2021

Louisiana Child Welfare Training Academy
Arianne Zaunbrecher, LCSW
310 West Dakota Street
White Hall Room 28-131
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: (225)439-8827
Email: arianne.zaunbrecher@selu.edu
Designation Effective December 7, 2018 - December 7, 2021

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

Southeastern Louisiana University Social Work Program
Jamie Magee, LCSW-BACS
P. O. Box 10863
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: (985)549-2309
Email: jamie.barker-3@selu.edu
Designation Effective February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2022

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

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

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

Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS
803 Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 931-8784
Email: nitabaucom@gmail.com
Designation Effective May 10, 2019 - May 10, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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