See below for upcoming Schedule

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 97.3% 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 Nursing Home Administrators (LNHA) 
  • Costs, times, CEU eligibility, and location vary with each program, and all of our courses require advance registration.

*Nurses may attend programs approved through the Counseling, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapy (CSWMFT) board and receive CEUs.  Please refer to section 4723-14-05(7) of 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.

June 12, 2024
CULTIVATING STRENGTHS; HARNESSING DIFFERENCES: Tools to Enhance Patient Care

Speak Up
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • LNHA 

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

June 17, 2024
Digital Inclusion Classes

Speak Up

Want to learn how to use your smartphone, avoid online scams, and troubleshoot problems on your tablet?

Direction Home is hosting workshops covering Internet Safety, Smartphone 101, and Basic Tech Troubleshooting.

Click here for dates and locations

No need to register - just walk in!
For more information, call Jessica Reno at 330.899.5261 or email ConnectMeDHAD.org.

June 20, 2024
100 Years of Alzheimer's: The History, The Research and the Findings

Speak Up
9:00 am-4:15 pm
CEUs: $80.00
No CEUs: $45.00
In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown
6.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • LNHA 

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

June 22, 2024
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August 17, 2024
Outsmart the Scam

                                         No need to register - just walk in!

Speak Up
 

July 8, 2024
Safer Together: Cross-Reporting for Humane and Human Services

pet
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM
3.0 Ethics CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: MCST05237731)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity between ONA and CSWMFT boards) 
  • LNHA (Continuing Education Only; Not Approved for Ethics)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

July 17, 2024
Health Coaching Skills Training: Elicit Change and Improve Client Outcomes

health coaching
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

July 23, 2024
Laws & Rules of Nursing Practice: Updates and Issues

Medical Law and Ethics: Where To Draw The Lines

health coaching
                                              In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
                                                             1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown
                                                               INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

Laws & Rules of Nursing Practice: Updates and Issues 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

1.0 CNE - $25.00
Attend both sessions for CEU credit: $50.00
Attend both sessions, no CEU credit: $30.00

This CE Activity, OLN-S-3111-2022 offered by Cognitive Concepts Consulting Services has been approved for 1.0 contact hour Category A by the Ohio Board of Nursing through the approver unit at the Ohio League for Nursing (OBN-006-92) and the program is approved to be offered through October 13, 2024.

Medical Law and Ethics: Where To Draw The Lines
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

2.0 Ethics CEUs approved for:
LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
Nurses (via reciprocity between ONA and CSWMFT boards)

LNHA (pending)

CEUs: $35.00
No CEUs: $20.00
Attend both sessions for CEU credit: $50.00
Attend both sessions, no CEU credit: $30.00

   

August 7, 2024
Direction Home Annual Conference: The World We Live In

health coaching
8:00 am-4:30 pm
$80.00
St. George Family Center
3204 Ridgewood Rd., Akron
5.0 CEUs pending for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • LNHA

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

August 12, 2024
Forgiveness: The Missing Peace

forgiveness
9:00 am-4:15 pm
CEUs: $80.00
No CEUs: $45.00
ZOOM
6.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: MCST09234238)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity between ONA and CSWMFT boards)
  • LNHA 

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

August 15, 2024
Caregiver Connection: Joy for the Journey

health coaching
10:00 am-2:00 pm
FREE
In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown
1.0 CEUs pending for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION INFORMATION:

Class sizes are limited, so register early.  Classes with low registrations may be canceled.  If the class is canceled 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 (in-person) at least 15 minutes prior to the class start time.  

SOCIAL WORKERS: 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.  LICENSED NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS: full participation is expected, no partial credit will be awarded. Hard copies of certificates will be mailed upon request.

Refunds will be make 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 show will be charged the full registration fee.

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.