- To create high quality virtual continuing education courses on a variety of topics with diverse but well-informed and well researched points of view to support best practices of Ohio’s counseling and social work community;
- To make it easier and more convenient for Ohio therapists to get continuing education credits that enhance and edify their work;
- To support therapists who want to share their wisdom and expertise in order to create more communication, connection and knowledge-building;
- To identify and give a platform to the thought leaders in our community so that we can build a stronger, more cohesive network of counselors and social workers across Ohio.
Will my workshop proposal be a good fit?
Per the CSWMFT licensing board guidelines:
Programs that lean heavily towards business, religion or are medically based (without a mental health component), and those with content such as Reiki, sign language and first-aid, are not considered as being related to counseling or social work. In addition, continuing education to promote personal growth of the licensee shall not be accepted.
The program shall be related to counselor areas:
Human growth and development; counseling theory: counseling techniques; group dynamics, processing, and counseling; appraisal of individuals; research and evaluation; professional, legal and ethical responsibilities; social and cultural foundations; lifestyles and career development; clinical psychopathology, personality and abnormal behavior; evaluation of mental and emotional status; diagnosis of mental and emotional disorders; methods of intervention and prevention of mental and emotional disorders; treatment of mental and emotional disorders; supervision, and administration.
And/or social work areas:
Social work theory; social work methods; human development and behavior; social welfare and policy; social work values and ethics; social work research; social work supervision; social work administration; and/or social work with special populations.