Advanced Educational Training is located in Billerica, Massachusetts. We have
many staffers to assist you in your continuing education endeavors.
Advanced Educational Training is committed to providing a broad range of
thought provoking distance learning courses incorporating diverse perspectives
by experts in the field of Social Work. Our continued offerings will instill a
heightened awareness of the importance of the moral obligations of the social
worker and to motivate them to provide the highest level of service to those in
need of assistance.
Our Marketing efforts will be frank and honest, and follow our ethical code to
be informative without being misleading, and will serve only as a means to let
potential customers know our product is available.
Our instructors will be required to state and meet learning objectives, and
clearly convey the skills, knowledge, and competencies that will help social
workers comprehend the benefits of their thoughts and actions.
Our core belief is that learning should be a fun and rewarding experience that
can empower social workers to become problem solvers.
|Our main goals are to offer continuing education units
to social workers that are:
- We only hire writers with expertise in their particular field, who are
credentialed as experts to write on subject matters appropriate for social
workers. Each author who submits written proposals for courses goes through an
extensive background check to ensure they meet our high standards.
- Each course will encourage critical thinking which will require course
participants to consider how their learning will affect their practices or how
it sheds light on the difficulties their patients and clients face in their
- We will try to offer great value for our courses, our prices will be
competitive, and social workers will get quality instruction at reasonable
Easy to understand
- Our courses are presented on the web by experts in both technology and
distance education. Each author's submission of content will be tailored for
and formatted specifically for learning on the web.
Easy to use
- Our site will be accessible and easy to use for everyone. We keep a database
of records that all social workers can access their records at any time, making
record keeping easier.
- We do not charge the user for the course until after they have completed
their training and are satisfied with their learning. If a user takes a course
and is not satisfied, they do not have to pay for it.
Quality Material - A course is not offered to the end user until it has
been field tested by a panel of social workers with varying levels of
experience, and been reviewed and approved by our Educational Advisory Board
members, Social Work Consultant, and Continuing Education Director. We only
offer courses to users that have passed our stringent quality standards, meet
Best Practices Standards, and have been submitted and approved by the
appropriate accrediting agencies.
|Jill R. Leary - LICSW CONTINUING
Boston College - Masters in Clinical Social Work Concentration in Health &
Bentley College - Human Resources Management certificate
Wheaton College - B.A. Psychology
Jill is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and currently
works as the Director of Social Work for a North Shore Massachusetts
Hospital . Her social work experience includes several years working in
outpatient and inpatient psychiatric settings with patients who have acute and
chronic mental illness and/or substance abuse diagnoses. She also provides
clinical supervision to post master level clinicians. Ms. Leary has taken an
active role in insuring our courses are relative to social work, and is the
company's leader on course and curriculum selection issues.
|John Femia BUSINESS
Pepperdine University - Masters in Business Administration
Villanova University - B.S. Business Administration Concentration Finance
John is a full time Professor at Middlesex Community College where he has been
teaching Economics and Technology courses for the past 8 years. He serves as
the Web Department Coordinator for the college, and has written and developed
degree program curriculums at the college. His latest endeavors have been
concentrating on helping students to identify career paths and including
workplace behaviors into the classroom. He is a certified instructor for the
Cisco Fundamentals of Web Design Program. One of the first participants to
complete the Distance Learning Initiative training at the college, his on-line
courses are designed to encourage participation and critical thinking.
|Brian Leary WEB
Salem State College - B.S. Economics and Finance
Brian is a software developer who provides consulting services for companies
who need to improve their database and management information systems. His
clients include small businesses and non-profit organizations based in New
England. He is a Professor at Middlesex Community College where he teaches
complex classes in many emerging technologies including ASP and XML. A
specialist in Distance Education Learning, Brian has taught courses on-line at
the college for over 10 years.
|Joan Capalino HR
Joan has over 23 years of experience including human resource functions and
recruiting experience with such companies as Honeywell-Bull, Tufts Health Care,
ManagedComp, and Beth Israel Hospital. Joan specializes in recruiting, hiring,
interviewing, background checks, and managing human resource records.