YWCA Greater Austin

Training Series

YWCA Continuing Education Series | CEU

YWCA Greater Austin is a CEU accredited provider for Social Work, LPC, and LMFT Continuing Education Unit hours. Through the Continuing Education Series, licensed clinicians, educators, and others working in social services have the opportunity to sharpen their counseling skills. Each Continuing Education training offered provides three (3) CEU hours, unless otherwise indicated.


YWCA Professional Development Series | PDS

Through the innovative and informative Professional Development classes, YWCA Training Institute harnesses the skills and talent of locally-known speakers and professionals to educate Greater Austin women about emerging issues in the ever-changing workplace.


YWCA Personal Growth Series | PGS

YWCA Personal Growth Series helps participants capitalize on their personal resources and develop new inner strengths to facilitate participants' growth and self-awareness.


YWCA Love & Sexuality Series | LSS

Love. Sexuality. Relationship. Not necessarily in that order. YWCA Love & Sexuality Series is an opportunity for participants to enhance their understanding of, and potential fulfillment within, the various and diverse levels that exist of love, sexuality and relationships.


Monthly Dialogues on Issues of Racism & Discrimination | DRD

Whether you are a teacher, public servant, student, counselor, parent, young adult, child, elder, male, female, black, white, brown, yellow, atheist, religious, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, a person with a disability, etc. and 'ism' has touched you in some way. YWCA Greater Austin foments open, honest, productive conversation about issues related to race and discrimination as a tool for change. This FREE dialogue is open to the Greater Austin community. Dialogues are co-facilitated by Laura Gómez-Horton, LCSW, YWCA Clinical Director. Click here for more information.


Certificate Programs | CPs

In keeping with the YWCA's mission to eliminate racism and empower women, YWCA Greater Austin is launching two certificate programs. They are designed for professionals, business owners and individuals seeking to increase their ability to catalyze social change within the work environment. Additional information coming soon.