Behavior Modification Certificate Course

Behavior Modification Certificate Course

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Start Date This course started Monday, January 11, 2021 at 7pm (EST). Interested students can still join by catching up via pre-recorded sessions.
Duration 12 weeks (Every Monday 7pm). Lessons will be recorded for self study if missed.
CEU Eligibility 24 CEUs for social workers and counselors with NASW (except Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia) and New York State Office of Professions
Location Online
Facilitators Mardoche Sidor, MD and Karen Dubin-McKnight, PhD, LCSW
Registration Fee One Time Payment of $799 or 3x Installments of $299 or FREE for SWEET All-Access Members*
(*conditions apply)


Join the SWEET Institute for a Transformative and Experiential Learning Certificate Course that allows you to master the fundamentals, methodologies, and techniques of behavior modification so you help your patients and clients.

You can help yourself, your patients, and your clients, change:

Behaviors, Habits, and Hence Identity* Discover What’s Been Stopping Them * Say Goodbye to Procrastination, and * Say Hello to Getting More Things Done Faster, Better, and While Enjoying More of Life.

Some of the outcomes will then include:

  • Improved Health, Improved Relationships, Improved Finances
  • A More Productive Career, Less Burnout, and More Work-Life Harmony

At the end of this Certificate Course, you will be able to help your patients and clients:

  • Understand the three main ways of modifying a behavior, why their own methods have been failing, and what will truly make a difference for them.
  • Identify their main barriers, transform them into assets, and make their assets work even better for them.
  • Identify the fastest and easiest ways to make changes in their behaviors, emotions, thoughts, and belief systems.
  • Shift their relationships, adjust their habits and results, and reshape their identity.
  • Move from a Suffering State of Awareness to an Empowering State of Awareness.

Who this course is for

This is an intensive graduate level certification program designed to enhance the skills and effectiveness of professionals already working with clients. Applicants must be professionals currently in practice so that the skills learned in this program can be applied and developed further throughout the year long training.

Mental Health Professionals: psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, somatic therapists, hypnotherapists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, expressive arts therapists, addiction counselors, guidance counselors etc.

About CE credits

This course is eligible for 24 CE credits under NASW and NYS. CEUs are offered through this Course for all social workers throughout the United States, except the following three states (New Jersey, Michigan, and West Virginia). This Course also offers CEUs for all social workers and Mental Health Counselors in the state of New York.

Courses can also be purchased individually, click to see available courses and for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I start this Course even after it has already started?
If you register after this Course has already started, you must agree to watch all the self-study (recorded) classes before you attend your first live class. Otherwise, you will likely be unable to understand the model, and you will therefore not be able to use it to properly help others. If you’re interested in registering after the launch date, please contact us.
Does this Course offer CEUs?
CEUs are offered through this Course for all social workers throughout the United States, except the following three states (New Jersey, Michigan, and West Virginia). This Course also offers CEUs for all social workers and Mental Health Counselors in the state of New York.
What are your reimbursement policies?
Anyone who registered for this Course through any payment plans, and who wishes to withdraw, for whatever reason, is entitled to a reimbursement, with no questions asked other than for improvement purposes. The reimbursement will be minus the price of each single class attended by the date of wish to withdraw.
Is this Certificate Course included in the SWEET Membership?
Yes, this Certificate Course is offered as part of the SWEET Full Access Membership.

What others are saying about our Certificate Courses

“Practical and useful information that I can immediately apply to my practice. Enjoyed the training via Zoom. Very well done! Thank you!”

Roxanna, LCSW

“Concrete steps to begin changing behavior, i.e. identify the effects of the behavior to one’s life. The inclusion of Biology and Psychology as techniques to manage behavior. The Law of Little Things to help a client break down goals and be encouraged in her accomplishment.”

Sharon, LSCSW

“Great energy from presenters, quick efficient delivery, many solid tangible takeaways.”

Deena, LCSW

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Karen and Mardoche are Co-Founders of, and the Main Facilitators at the SWEET Institute. They have more than 40 years of clinical practice in over 10 different practice settings. They have provided services from all levels of care, from line work to executive management, often doing both simultaneously, and have done work on the policy level and have reached communities nationally and internationally. They are both affiliated with Columbia University and are regular contributors to Psychology Today.
Price $799.00
Instructor Mardoche and Karen from SWEET Institute
Duration 12 weeks
Lectures 1
Enrolled 0 students