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Lifelong learning programs for people of all ages.  From professional development to personal enrichment to youth enrichment, UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education has something for everyone.

Programs

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A complete listing of all current programs:

 
ACT Prep Course
ACT test preparation helps boost your ACT exam score! Grades 10 - 12. Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.
 
Adolescent Mental Health Certificate
This 2-day certificate program will provide you with practical approaches when working with adolescents experiencing mental health problems.
 
American Sign Language Certificate
Earning the American Sign Language Certificate provides an additional academic credential to your undergraduate degree. Once completed, the certificate will become a part of your permanent academic record – and it’s a nice addition to your resume!
 
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome in Adolescents and Young Adults
Get the most current information available on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome for individuals at this age. 1 semester credit.
 
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome in Elementary-Aged Children
Get the most current information available on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome for individuals at this age. 1 semester credit.
 
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome in Young Children
Get the most current information available on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome for individuals at this age. 1 semester credit.
 
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Leadership and Communication Online Degree Completion Program
Complete your college degree online with the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Leadership and Communication program.
 
CAS Intervention Throughout the Childhood Years
SLPs are challenged to provide effective therapy for children of all ages who are diagnosed with CAS. These five presentations will provide up-to-date evidence-based intervention information that is both theoretical and practical for children who are early diagnosed through the school aged years
 
Communication Disorders and Multicultural Issues
Get the knowledge and skills you need to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse clients. 1 semester credit.
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate Online Courses
Do you want to become a speech-language pathologist? Is your undergraduate degree in some other field? Earn up to 30 credits of undergraduate coursework in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and you could become eligible for admission to a CSD graduate program.
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders Online Master's Degree
Are you interested in becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist? Earn your master's degree Communication Sciences and Disorders Online through UW-Eau Claire. Part-time. Three years. Two short summer visits.
 
CSD 150 POST-BACC – Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
Learn more about the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders before deciding whether to pursue a CSD graduate or undergraduate program. Online - 3 semester credits.
 
CSD 256 POST-BACC – Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
Study the anatomy and physiology of each system included in the speech and hearing mechanisms. This four-credit online course is part of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate Courses.
 
CSD 257 POST-BACC – Normal Communication Development
Explore the principles, aspects, and theories of normal communication development and use in this 3-credit online course. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Online Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 262 POST-BACC – Phonetics: Theory and Application
Learn about or brush up on practical phonetic transcription and phonetic / acoustic analysis skills in this 2-credit online course. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department online Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 321 POST-BACC – Aural Rehabilitation
In this online course you will study the effects of hearing loss on perceptual, cognitive, communicative, educational, occupational, social, and emotional aspects of life for all age ranges.
 
CSD 326 POST-BACC – Voice and Resonance Disorders
This online course provides an introduction to the prevention, evaluation and treatment of voice and resonance disorders, as well as relevant speech / voice instrumentation.
 
CSD 331 POST-BACC – Developmental Language Disorders
Examine characteristics of language disorders in children from birth through adolescence. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Online Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 352 POST-BACC – Fluency Disorders
Study the nature and theories of stuttering and other fluency disorders. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Online Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 353 POST-BACC – Speech and Hearing Science
Intro to basic acoustics, psychoacoustics, acoustics of voice and speech production, and basic research principles.
 
CSD 358 POST-BACC – Phonological Disorders
Explore the nature and management (assessment and intervention) of developmental phonological disorders in this 3-credit online course. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 370 POST-BACC – Clinical Procedures
Introduction to the processes of clinical practice. A 3-credit online course. This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate series.
 
CSD 440 POST-BACC – Neurological Aspects of Communication
In this online course you will focus on the normal aspects of the neuroanatomical and neurophysiological bases of communication.
 
Developing Language in Elementary Students
Learn evidence-based techniques for providing intervention in the area of language to students with language disorders and learning disabilities at the elementary level. 1 semester credit.
 
Director of Special Education and Pupil Services (DSEPS)
A 13 graduate-credit online certificate program. Qualify to apply for Wisconsin DPI DSEPS License Code 80.
 
Ed2go Online Courses
Affordable. Fun. Fast. Convenient. More than 300 interactive, non-credit courses you can take entirely over the internet. Course topics vary from professional development to personal enrichment and start every six weeks.
 
Entrepreneurial Training Program
Create your business plan. Learn business fundamentals. Be ready for financing. The Entrepreneurial Training program is designed specifically to help you develop a solid business plan and learn what it takes to build a thriving business.
 
Ethics and Boundaries Programs
Earn the continuing education contact hours you need in Ethics and Boundaries. Variety of topics and locations to choose from.
 
Foot and Nail Care: Education for Nurses
This three-day course qualifies nurses to take the national Certification in Foot and Nail Care exam.
 
Foot and Nail Care: How to Start and Run Your Own Business
Have you thought about starting your own Foot and Nail Care business? Come learn from others who have done just that.
 
Geology and Environmental Impacts in the Chippewa Valley
Take a Saturday field trip by bus through the Chippewa Valley and learn about the geology of our area as well as current environmental concerns. Taught by Kent Syverson
 
Intervention Ideas for Students 10 Years+
Get current evidence-based information addressing Get current evidence-based information addressing intervention for preadolescents, adolescents, and young adults who have language-learning disorders, cognitive challenges, or emotional-behavioral disorders. 1 semester credit.
 
Lower Extremity Therapy
This class uses the technique of Healing Touch to support the body's own natural ability to heal. Offered in conjunction with Foot and Nail Care: Education for Nurses.
 
Nancy McKinley Lecture Series
Online credit programs for Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Educators and Allied Health Professionals. Topics in this series include Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome.
 
Proposal Planning and Writing 1
Are you new to grant seeking? Learn the basics of how to write a grant in this four-week course. Make sure your proposals and applications are serious competitors for funding. Complete this workshop and then take Proposal Planning and Writing 2 to refine your grant writing. Taught by Jeremy T. Miner, M.A., director of grants and contracts at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and president of Miner and Associates, Inc., a nationwide grant seeking and fundraising services consulting firm.
 
Proposal Planning and Writing 2
Are you interested in improving your grant writing skills and grant seeking success? If you have some experience, or completed Proposal Planning and Writing 1, attend this workshop on the finer points of grant writing to sharpen your proposals and applications. Taught by Jeremy T. Miner, M.A., director of grants and contracts at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and president of Miner and Associates, Inc., a nationwide grant seeking and fundraising services consulting firm.
 
Senior Americans Day
A day of learning, fun and camaraderie designed for adults 55 and better.
 
Sign Language Courses
Our non-credit courses are designed for parents, teachers, medical professionals, friends, colleagues... anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign language.
 
SMCP - Building Leadership Skills through Communication and Listening
Team and individual success depends on clear communication. Learn how reflective listening can enhance your communication style and help you build trust with coworkers.
 
SMCP - Dealing with Conflict
Learn how to deal with conflict quickly, confidently and professionally.
 
SMCP - Developing Change Resilience
Learn the thoughts, feelings and behaviors that each predictable stage in the Change Cycle™ brings and how that knowledge creates resiliency and success.
 
SMCP - HR Survival for Supervisors
Human resource management is a shared responsibility. As a supervisor, you need to be aware of the key role you play in getting work done effectively, safely and to a standard.
 
SMCP - Improving Managerial Efficiency
Discover ways to gain valuable concentrated work time. Accomplish more in less time, and do it better.
 
SMCP - Leading Intentional Customer Service
Learn leadership and coaching skills that inspire team commitment to better customer service.
 
SMCP - Managing Projects and Project Teams
Learn critical skills to make your projects run efficiently from inception to completion,
 
SMCP - Managing the Multigenerational Workforce
Leading a multigenerational work group can be a daunting challenge. In this seminar you will explore generational differences in work ethic, communication styles, media use, and attitudes toward teamwork.
 
SMCP - Maximizing Performance
Expect the best and coach to achieve it. Discover ways to get peak performance from your people.
 
SMCP - Negotiation Skills
Because you negotiate daily, you need to master the negotiation process. It's the key to management success.
 
SMCP - Process Mapping
Team Leaders – gain the skills you need to identify process constraints, analyze and prioritize essential process steps, and effectively align employee skills with critical tasks.
 
SMCP - Recruiting and Retaining Top Performers
Attracting and retaining high-caliber employees is critical to your long-term business success. Learn how to align your talent acquisition and retention efforts with essential organizational competencies.
 
SMCP - Supervisory Management 1
Learn how to make the transition from team member to a member of the management team.
 
SMCP - Supervisory Management 2
This workshop concentrates on four critical concerns for managers: orienting new employees understanding your personal communication style; time management; delegation.
 
SMCP - Supervisory Management 3
Communicating clear, specific expectations to your people is critical to operational effectiveness. This third seminar pulls key concepts from the first two seminars and focuses on how to provide meaningful feedback.
 
SMCP - Writing for Business: Practical Strategies for Managing Your Message
Learn the skills, strategies and techniques needed to improve your business writing. And gain practical tips to make business writing more efficient and effective.
 
Speech-Language Pathology: Build Your Own Course
Work with an instructor to design the content for this course based on your needs and area of interest. 1 semester credit.
 
Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls
Join us for summer learning adventures in many subject areas! Grades K - 5.
 
Summer Institute: Eau Claire
Join us for summer learning adventures in many subject areas! Grades K - 5.
 
Summer Writing Camp
Immerse yourself in writing of all kinds – fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more! A weeklong camp for grades 7 - 10.
 
Supervision in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Both basic and advanced courses in supervision are offered. Take for ASHA CEUs or graduate credit. Taught by Angie Sterling Orth.
 
Total Percussion Camp
Develop your skills on the percussion instruments you love. This percussion camp is for grades 7-12.
 
Wegner CPAs' Nonprofit Roundtable Series
Join us for free educational roundtables offered by Wegner CPAs', a full-service accounting firm with nearly 700 nonprofit clients around the state.
 
Wisconsin Indian History, Culture, and Tribal Sovereignty
HIST 705 | If you need to fill a licensing deficiency, teach cultural diversity or Wisconsin History, want to expand your students’ understanding of Wisconsin Indian tribes, then don't miss online course. Two graduate credits.
 
Wound Treatment Associate Online Program
Wound Care Education - Become a skilled wound care provider. This online course is designed for the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse or military medic/corpsman; however, any health care provider may benefit from this comprehensive certificate program.
 
Woundstock - Advanced Wound Care Education
Do you care for patients with lower extremity wounds? Then don't miss this unique event taught by experts in the field. Three days of advanced wound care education that includes lecture and hands-on lab.
 
Youth Options
Earn college credit while you're still in high school. Grades 11 - 12.
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