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CIRGL Certification Program

Culturally Informed Responses to Grief and Loss
Certification Program

The School Social Work Association of America is pleased to offer a new continuing education opportunity through the SSWAAed program in partnership with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV).


**CEs are provided and issued by UTRGV, not SSWAA.


This program consists of 8 modules, offered fully asynchronously, designed to equip school-based professionals with culturally informed approaches to understanding and addressing grief and loss.



Standard Rate: $300

Special Launch Offer: Register now for only $100!

Bulk registration rates available for districts with more than 10 participants.



Full and partial scholarships available.

  • Priority given to:

    • Individuals in districts affected by diversity training restrictions.

    • Participants in the New York Life Foundation Grief Sensitive School Program.

    • Professionals in designated tribal schools.

Application for Scholarships Here

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, provider 4197, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the TSBSWE program.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this course have the ability to earn up to 20.0 CEs. If your state does not accept CEs from a Texas approved program, please note that these CEs may not apply.

Sign Up Today

Unlock the potential of culturally informed responses to grief and loss in your school community by joining the Culturally Informed Responses to Grief and Loss (CIRGL) Certification Program!


Register now and take advantage of our special launch offer. Join us in fostering resilience and understanding in the face of adversity.

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Contact us

For inquiries regarding the CIRGL Certification Program, please contact:

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