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#DoSomething: Legislative Advocacy for Impact is a Course

#DoSomething: Legislative Advocacy for Impact

Self-paced
2 credits

$20 Enroll

Full course description

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: CarmenZoom
CEs: Two (2)
Fees:
 $20.00
Registration Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Course Description

From protecting trans kids to stopping education censorship, we need your voice at the Statehouse. Focusing on the Ohio legislature, this workshop will provide hands-on activities for understanding the legislative process and how we can leverage our personal and professional experience for policy change. Focusing on the legislative structures and process, participants will complete exercises to enhance their understanding of government, and comfort engaging in the policy advocacy. Participants will work individually and in breakout groups to identify targets for advocacy, analyze legislation, and make plans to contact elected officials about issues that impact their clients and practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify levels of government and appropriate targets for advocacy.
  • Participants will be able to navigate state legislative websites to track and analyze legislation.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate advocacy interventions, including phone calls, letter writing and testimony.

Continuing Education Information

  • Classifications
    • Two (2) CE clock hours
    • Content Level: Beginner
    • Meets requirements for OCSWMFT Board 
    • Meets requirements for OCDP Board in
      • Prevention: PE - Ethics for Prevention 
      • Treatment: S3 - Program Development & Quality Assurance (for Clinical Supervisors)
    • Meets requirements for ASWB ACE Program 
  • Attendance Requirements
    • Participants must submit an individual registration in ScarletCanvas to receive CE credit.
      • You will receive your Zoom webinar link one (1) business day prior to the training. Please do not share this link with anyone, it is unique to you.
    • You must attend the full session to receive credit. Partial credit will not be awarded, with no exceptions.
      • Your attendance will be automatically recorded by Zoom upon your arrival to and departure from the meeting/webinar.
    • Participants must meet all course requirements as listed on the home page course task list.
  • Evaluation, Certificate, & Reporting
    • Eligible participants will receive an email announcement within five (5) business days of the training end date indicating access to the course evaluation/feedback survey has been opened.
    • 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: 50-24068), is an approved provider for The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals (OCDP) 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 two (2) 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/