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Building Addiction Knowledge for Frontline Workers is a Course

Building Addiction Knowledge for Frontline Workers

Time limit: 180 days
27.2 credits

$545 Enroll

Full course description

Date: Asynchronous (9 modules)
Continuing Education Credits: 27.25 Clock Hours including Ethics and Supervision hours.
Cost: $545.00 for full Certificate Program 
Registration Deadline: Rolling
Target Audience: Social Workers, Counselors, Health Care Workers
Content Level: Intermediate

Course Description 

This intensive, online, self-paced addiction-focused course is easily accessed, evidence-based and delivered in nine clear, comprehensive modules. The goal of the course is to ensure that those providing support and care for those battling addiction will have the necessary information to do so competently.

This course was developed in February 2020.

Learning Objectives

  • Build a comprehensive understanding of addiction, which begins with exploring the diagnosis of substance use disorders and reviewing the criteria of multidimensional assessment to further awareness of the levels of care offered in treatment services.
  • Examine the role of brain science and substance use disorders, as well as the cycle of addiction. This will provide a foundation to bridge biopsychosocial aspects together to see the full picture of addiction and neurobiology impacts in varying co-occurring conditions.
  • Identify the core features of treatment and review the five common group typologies seen in addiction treatment, the group process, skills for facilitating group counseling, and gender-specific groups.
  • Discover how recovery evolves over time, what supports life in recovery or a recovery ecosystem.
  • Explore the impact of addiction on the family and how relationships are affected.
  • Improve knowledge of ethical principles and key ethical issues that often arise in substance use disorder treatment.
  • Extend knowledge regarding the benefit of quality, ongoing supervision as a cornerstone of staff development, accountability and program management.

Continuing Education Information

  • Classifications
    • Twenty-seven and a quarter (27.25) CE clock hours
    • Content Level: Intermediate
    • Meets requirements for OCSWMFT Board
    • Meets requirements for ASWB ACE Program
  • Course Format & Completion Requirements
    • This course is asynchronous with reading and video-based modules. Participants will view recorded videos and read materials provided from within each module, as well as externally linked webpages.
  • Certificate & Reporting 
    • Once your evaluation/feedback survey is submitted, ScarletCanvas-Catalog will generate your CE certificate/certificate of attendance for download and/or print
    • CE hours will be reported to CE Broker within 30-days for OCSWMFTB and OCDP licensees who provide their full license numbers with their course evaluation/feedback survey.

The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: RCST111747), is an approved provider for The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist (OCSWMFT) Board

The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: 1628), is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. OSU College of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 4/30/22-4/30/25. Social workers completing this course receive twenty seven and a quarter (27.25) continuing education credits.

Don't see your licensing board or certifying entity/agency listed as an approved CE provider above? Please contact your licensing board or certifying entity/agency directly to find out if they will accept CE clock hours awarded by OSU College of Social Work.

New ScarletCanvas User?

ScarletCanvas is the official professional development learning management system at Ohio State. It is a one-stop shop to manage your courses providing a set of integrated web course tools that can be used to supplement a class taught mostly face-to-face or can be used to teach an online course partially or entirely at a distance.

We recommend that you review the guidance below prior to the start of the course. It will help you navigate the course. Please refer back to these links as needed throughout your time in the course.

Please note, ScarletCanvas and CarmenCanvas are two different systems. ScarletCanvas houses the University's professional development courses, while CarmenCanvas houses our academic courses. Your CarmenCanvas sign in information does not transfer to ScarletCanvas.

  • ScarletCanvas Browser & Computer Requirements
    • Use Chrome browser for Windows and MacOS (make sure both the browser and your computer OS are current and do not need updating).
      • Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge do not seem to be compatible.
      • If you experience issues with the CAPTCHA (I’m not a robot verification) upon registration, we have found it resolves itself when using a current Chrome browser.
  • Set up messages from Instructure/ScarletCanvas-Catalog at notifications@instructure.com as a trusted/whitelisted email address in your email contacts, so that our messages/announcements aren't routed to your Junk/Spam folder. 
    • Messages sent to you via this system will list Instructure/Canvas Catalog as the Sender, not OSU CSW.
  • If you are licensed by The State of Ohio CSWMFT and CDP Boards, please be sure to enter your full license number in the Professional License Information field upon registration and when completing the training evaluation.
  • After you enroll you will receive two automated emails, one with the subject "Please confirm your email address - Ohio State ScarletCanvas." Use the link in that email to set up the password you would like to use for your account.

Accessibility

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you require an accommodation to participate in this course, please contact CSW Accessibility as early as possible and in advance of the training start date by email at csw-accessibility@osu.edu or call 614-688-1657.

Requests received at least 14-days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the College will make every effort to meet requests that we receive regardless of lead time.

Complaint, Refund, No-Show, & Cancellation Policies

 

We are committed to providing an optimal learning experience for our course participants. However, we recognize that on occasion something unexpected may occur that would keep you from attending a training, or that there may be an instance that requires us to review circumstances that have caused concern for a participant, an instructor, or both. Please visit our Complaint, Refund, No-Show, & Cancellation Policies for more information on this process.

Contact Us

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, 302 Stillman Hall, 1947 College Road, Columbus OH, 43210. Phone: (614) 292-3032. Email: cswce@osu.edu Website: csw.osu.edu/continuing-education/