Continuing Education Programs

Important notice regarding our CEUs and Workshops:

In an effort to continue offering the best in CEU and workshop sessions, we are temporarily moving the format of our CEUs and workshops from in-person to live online meetings using Zoom through the end of the 2020 calendar year.  We are continually evaluating the circumstances and will notify you when we move back to in-person sessions.  If you have any questions or concerns about participating online, please contact Lori Smith at lsmith@dhad.org or 330.899.5255.

Thank you for your participation in our educational sessions, and we hope to see you again soon.


 

If you’re a healthcare professional looking to fulfill your continuing education units (CEUs), Direction Home Akron Canton is here to help. We offer a diverse library of CEU programs with a 95.1 percent satisfaction rating. All of our courses are open to the public, regardless of licensure, and based on trending issues in the healthcare profession. Direction Home Akron Canton is an approved provider for*:

  • Licensed Social Workers (LSW)
  • Licensed Independent Social Workers (LISW)
  • Social Work Assistants (SWA)
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)
  • Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrators (LNHA) 

Costs, times, CEU eligibility and location vary with each program, and all of our courses require advance registration. Take a look at our upcoming programs listed below!

*Nurses may attend programs approved through the Counseling, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapy (CSWMFT) board and receive CEUs.  Please refer to the Nursing Continuing Education for Renewal Ohio Revised Code for details. 

Contact Lori Smith at lsmith@dhad.org or 330.899.5255 with any questions you may have regarding CEU programs.


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October 27, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$45.00 morning

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Speaker: Paula Hartman-Stein, Ph.D.

An Overview of Treating Depression and Preventing Suicide in Older Adults

9:00 am-12:15 pm
3 CEUs: LSW/LISW/SWA; LPC/LPCC; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board), LNHA


November 2, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$45.00 morning

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Speaker: Steven Kerestes, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS

Motivational Interviewing Basics

9:00 am-12:15 pm
3 CEUs: LSW/LISW/SWA; LPC/LPCC; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board)


November 5, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$15.00 morning

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Speaker: Andrea (Andie) Peck

Communication Etiquette: Creating a Culture of Respect

10:30 am-11:30 am
1 CEU: LPC/LPCC; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board)


November 13, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$15.00 morning

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Speaker: Bryan Petkoff

Diabetes Management: Providing Support for the Best Outcomes

11:30 am-12:30 pm
1 CEU: LSW/LISW/SWA; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board); Dieticians


November 17, 2020 CEU & Workshop

Zoom live webinars
$45.00 for CEU
$25.00 for Workshop
$55.00 for BOTH

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Speaker: Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A.

Walking Their Journey and Enhancing Engagement

9:00 am-12:15 pm
3 CEUs: LSW/LISW/SWA; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board); LPC/LPCC; LNHA

Coping with Travel, Holidays, and Other Special Occasions When an Older Adult has Dementia​

1:00 pm-4:15 pm
NO CEUs AVAILABLE


December 7, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$45.00 morning

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Speaker: Paula Hartman-Stein, Ph.D.

What's Preventable in Dementia

9:00 am-12:15 pm
3 CEUs: LSW/LISW/SWA; LPC/LPCC; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board), pending LNHA


December 16, 2020 CEU

Zoom live webinar
$45.00 morning

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Speaker: Rachael Nolan, Ph.D., MPH, CPH

Same Sex Partner Violence

9:00 am-12:15 pm
3 CEUs: LSW/LISW/SWA; LPC/LPCC; Nurses (via reciprocity with the CSWMFT Board), pending LNHA


Registration and Refund Information:

Refunds will be made ONLY for cancellations received three business days prior to the event.  If received less than three days prior to the event, a credit can be issued for use at another program within the next 6 months.  If notice of cancellation is not received before the date of the program, no refund will be issued.  PLEASE NOTE: No shows will be charged the full registration fee.

Class sizes are limited, so register early.  Classes with low registrations may be cancelled.  If the class is cancelled or moved, participants will be contacted via email at least 24 hours in advance.

Classes start and end on time.  To ensure a quality experience for all, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the class start time and find a seat.  CEU credits will be adjusted 0.25 credit hours for every 15 minutes not in attendance; adjusted certificates will be emailed to participants within 3 business days after the training.  Hard copies of certificates will be mailed upon request.

It is difficult to control room temperature to everyone's comfort level.  We suggest you dress in layers that can be adaptable to warm and cool temperatures.

For auditing purposes, arrival and departure times and signature are required on attendance sheets.