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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.

February 14, 2024 CEU
Teletherapy Ethics

Speak Up
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM WEBINAR
3.0 Ethics CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

February 22, 2024 CEU
The Many Faces of Grief Late in Life: What I Wish I Had Learned In College

Speak Up
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM WEBINAR
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • Pending LNHA (BELTSS)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

March 4, 2024 CEUs
The Substances of Abuse
~and~
Addiction and Treatment History and Knowledge

Speak Up

Attend both sessions at a reduced rate!

In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown

Substances of Abuse
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • PENDING LNHA (BELTSS)
Addiction and Treatment History and Knowledge
1:00 pm-4:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • PENDING LNHA (BELTSS)

Information & Registration

March 13, 2024 CEU
Mindfulness: How to Live, Think, Eat, and Live in the Now

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)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

March 21, 2024 CEUs
Human Trafficking 101
~and~
Human Trafficking 102

Human Trafficking CEU
Human Trafficking 101
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM WEBINAR
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
Human Trafficking 102
1:00 pm-4:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM WEBINAR
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

April 1, 2024 CEU
AMHA Housing Programs Initiatives and Services

Home
12:00pm-1:00 pm
CEUs: $25.00
No CEUs: $15.00
In person at the new Direction Home Conference Center
1949 Town Park Boulevard, Uniontown

1.0 CEUs available for:

  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

April 10, 2024 CEU
The Challenges of Cleanliness, Clutter, and Hoarding with Older Adults and Their Families

Speak Up
9:00 am-12:15 pm
CEUs: $50.00
No CEUs: $25.00
ZOOM WEBINAR
3.0 CEUs available for:
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)
  • Pending LNHA (BELTSS)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 

April 18, 2024 CEU
Bringing Out Their Best: Prioritizing Patient Self-Care Practices

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)
  • Pending LNHA (BELTSS)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

May 17th & 18th, 2024

Speak Up

Friday, May 17
Senior Summit Conference

8:00 am-4:30 pm
Single Ticket $95.00
Sponsorships available
In person St. George's Fellowship Center (3204 Ridgewood Rd., Fairlawn)
6.5 CEUs pending (CLEs also pending availability)
  • LSW/LISW/SWA (CSWMFT #: RSX069601)
  • Nurses ​(via reciprocity with CSWMFT board)

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 

Saturday, May 18
Senior Summit Expo

9:00 am-2:30 pm
FREE
In person Firestone CLC (470 Castle Blvd., Akron)
A day filled with resources, information, and entertainment. Registration required for:
  • Community Legal Aid consultation
  • Living with Dementia Simulation
  • Planetarium

MORE INFO AND EXPO REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

 

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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 regardless of reason; 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.