Fall Parent Enrichment

Adult Enrichment/Training Programs Registration


Click on the Links below to Register for any of these classes.


Professional Experience Supervision for Social Workers and Counselors
$1,500/semester (17 wks.)
June, September and February start dates
Complete supervision hours for licensure requirements for LSW, LCSW, LPC, or LCPC at the University of St. Francis. Qualified LCSW supervisor meets weekly with degreed candidates pursuing the supervised professional experience requirements set forth in the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act and Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act. Short term and long term programs available.


Parent Enrichment Program (P.E.P.)
Creating a Four Step Family Plan Focused on Results
Discipline that Makes Sense – The Three C’s: Clear, Concise and Consistent
Helping your Child Help Themselves: A Guide to Problem Solving Issues in Adolescents and Children
Raising Children to have High Self Esteem: Parenting from a Strength-Based Approach
Angry Kids/Angry Parents – Help for the Frustrated Family
Saturdays, Sept. 7- Oct. 12 (no class 9/21) – 9-11 a.m.
Donovan Hall, Room C305AB
$75 person/$125 with guest for all five sessions
$20 person/$35 with guest per session
Licensed clinical therapist Heather Dropski, MA, LCPC, with over a decade of experience in counseling children, adolescents and families, will facilitate workshops designed to empower parents/stepparents of children of all ages. Parenting styles, creating a proactive family plan, disciplining with choices, helping your child help themselves, coping strategies and problem solving for children are just some of the topics to be discussed. Handouts and take home materials complementing topics will be provided.


Project Management Professional
8-week, Online test prep course
June 17, Oct. 21 and March start dates
Special Pricing for June only: $1,300*
Project Management Professional is for those seeking industry certification as a project manager, professionals working in the field of project management or information technology, general or operations management, and for students and adults who wish to refresh/learn new skills. Qualified participants will also be eligible to sit for the PMP® or CAPM® designation. *Books not included. Call USF Solutions today (815-740-6213) to register!


Online Certificate in Franciscan Studies
Understanding Franciscan Origins & Values I
Understanding Franciscan Origins & Values II
Franciscan Spirituality and Evangelical Life
Franciscan Tradition in Art and Literature
This four course certificate program is designed to provide a unified understanding of the Franciscan Tradition and Franciscan history while preparing participants to form Franciscan experiences in their personal and professional lives. Courses are online, non-sequential and last 4 weeks each.


Introduction to Grant Writing
$85.00 (3 CPDU’s: additional $15.00)
This online program de-mystifies the grant writing process and focuses on the fundamental concepts for seeking and applying for grant funding. This overview provides the critical tools to build a grant program. Learn what funders are looking for, the major components of a grant proposal and how to find funding resources that are a good match for your organization.


Business Writing
The Business Writing online course presents practical tips to help you communicate both positively and precisely in letters, memos, faxes, and e-mail. Effective communication and writing skills are important both personally and professionally. As communication moves faster and faster, writing skill sets are often left behind. The course offers tools, resources and the self-confidence you need each time you need to slow down and write.


Important Information for all camps

  • Pre-registration for all camps is required. Minimum registration is required to run programs.
  • Registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to camp start date.
  • Parents/guardians must sign children in/out of camp each day. Sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp. Please be PROMPT in picking up/dropping off child.
  • Grade levels are flexible based on maturity level of child. Please contact the Solutions Office to discuss.
  • Camps are held at the USF main campus, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet unless noted.
  • Lunch Bunch – Stay all day! Bring a sack lunch and eat with our University student helpers 11:30-12:30 p.m. ($5/day fee applies if student is not attending concurrent morning and afternoon sessions.)
  • USF also offers summer athletic camps for baseball,basketball, volleyball and football- call (815) 740-3464.


Cancellation Policy

  • Classes cancelled on or before May 31 are subject to a $10 nonrefundable administration fee.
  • Classes cancelled after May 31 are subject to a $25 nonrefundable administration/supply fee.
  • NO refunds are issued after the first day of class.