CADC and CEUs

The School of Social Work offers several CEU classes.

For practitioners who are interested in CADC licensing, we offer a series of courses that meet the coursework requirements for the CADC. The courses can be taken in any order, and are offered in a compact timeframe on Thursday evenings and Fridays during the day. Classes are held in comfortable classroom, and are taught by experienced and licensed CADC professionals. Free parking is available.

For licensed clinical social workers who need to take CEU courses required for licensing, we offer:  Professional Ethics, Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS Medical and Social Issues.

Finally we offer CEU courses that may be of interest to social workers and students in the surrounding community such as our licensing preparation courses.

For instructions, policies and procedures, click here  CEU Tips and Policies.

All courses are approved by the Kentucky State Board of Social Work

Spalding University Provider #KBSW-10042

 

Social Work Continuing Education Offerings

We are also growing our offerings for Continuing Education for social workers and other human service professionals.   All are approved by the State of Kentucky, Board of Social Work Licensure for continuing education credits for social workers.

Click here to register!

# = CADC Licensure Course

~ = Required SW licensure course

* = Approved by the KY LMFT Board

Course fees are non-refundable; however, classes may be rescheduled within the same academic year.

Check back for more information about more Professional Ethics offerings for licensed social workers.  We are adding more trainings to our calendar.

Questions about registration? Contact: Angela Lucear, 502-588-7183, alucear@spalding.edu.

 

MAY 2015

Suicidality:  Assessment, treatment and management of suicide
6 CEUs. Cost  $100 – Laura Escobar-Ratliff
May 22, 2015 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)  (CLOSED – will be offered again on Sept 18)

This course will:

  • Fulfill the requirements in the new KRS 210.336 regulation
  • Review approaches in suicide risk assessment, treatment, and management
  • Develop skills in recognizing warning signs, assessing risk factors, intervening, and management (needs of client, family, and clinician)

 

 JULY 2015

 

(~#) Professional Ethics for Social Workers

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Jenny Dunckley

July 10 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

This course will:

  • Review ethical principles and codes of ethics, inclusive of the Kentucky Code of Ethical Conduct (201 KAR 23:080) as the basis for ethical professional practice
  • Fulfill the Kentucky Board of Social Work’s requirement that social workers attend at least three (3) hours of ethics training per renewal period
  • Review social work’s mission, purpose of the Code of Ethics, ethical principles and standards, and worker’s responsibilities for core values

This course is appropriate for all levels of education and experience

 

(*~#) HIV/AIDS Medical and Social Issues

3 CEUs. Cost $60— Marshall Kellner

July 10 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)          

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Prevalence, natural history, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV
  • A full discussion of how the virus replicates in the blood cell and pharmacological approaches to slow HIV replication
  • Counseling procedures will be presented with information on the best prevention methods including negotiating condom use and approaches to educate the public on how to employ prevention methods

 

 

AUGUST 2015

 

(#) Individual Counseling and Addictions

8 CEUs. Cost $90—Tiffany Cole-Hall

August 28 (Friday 9:00am-5:00pm)

This course provides an overview of:

  • Approaches to understanding chemical dependence.
  • Emphasizing social psychological processes, it also considers the role of biological factors in chemical dependence.
  • Analyzes how such behaviors are taken up, how they become difficult and hard to control and finally, the processes involved in change.
  • Learning to be exposed to the various modalities of treatment for chemical dependency in individual counseling and to practice these approaches and receive feedback from peers.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

Suicidality:  Assessment, treatment and management of suicide
6 CEUs. Cost  $100 – Laura Escobar-Ratliff
September 18, 2015 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)  

This course will:

  • Fulfill the requirements in the new KRS 210.336 regulation
  • Review approaches in suicide risk assessment, treatment, and management
  • Develop skills in recognizing warning signs, assessing risk factors, intervening, and management (needs of client, family, and clinician)

 

LCSW Supervision Training

3 CEUs. Cost $60— TBD

September 25 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

Participants will:

  • Understand the supervisor/supervisee relationship
  • Be able to complete a supervision contract
  • Knowledge of how Supervision relates to Code of Ethical conduct as specified in 201 KAR 23:080
  • Explore ethical dilemmas that may arise
  • Explore the differences between LCSW Supervision and other supervisory situations
  • Teaching Methods: handouts, discussion, group generated ideas

 

 

OCTOBER 2015

 

(*~) Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

2 CEUs. Cost $60— Erica Janes

October 9 (Friday 10:00a.m-Noon)

This course will offer information on:

  • The leading cause of death from child abuse
  • Recognition, intervention, and prevention of abusive head trauma
  • How to save a child’s life

This presentation will fulfill the training requirements mandated by House Bill 285

 

 

(*~#) Domestic Violence

3 CEUs. Cost $60 – Khalilah Collins

October 9 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Familiarizing learners with the definitions and statistics of domestic violence
  • Developing skills at assessing dynamics which are often present in domestic violence situations
  • Learning intervention techniques to assist domestic violence relationships

 

  

(#) Group Counseling and Addictions

8 CEUs. Cost $90—Jenny Dunckley

October 16 (Friday 9:00am-5:00pm)

This course:

  • Provides an overview of objectives and procedures to effectively conduct group therapy with individuals struggling with substance use disorders.
  • Focuses on a Motivational Cognitive-Behavioral approach
  • Examines processes to develop cohesion within the group, look at the impact of group structure and selection and how best to deal with difficult situations that may arises

Will also look at ways to implement creativity into the group process and how to empower the group to create a positive environment for growth and self-motivated change

 

(#) Crisis Intervention

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Patrick McKiernan

October 22 (Thurs. 6:00pm – 9:30pm) and October 23 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)                                           

This course will focus on:

  • Multiple dimensions of potential crises when working with substance abusing clients and their families (e.g. overdosing, homelessness, and the risk of violence)
  • Crisis intervention theory and interventions
  • Utilizing case studies where students will develop basic skills required to work with substance abusing clients

 

 

NOVEMBER 2015

(~#) Professional Ethics for Social Workers

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Jenny Dunckley

November 6 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

This course will:

  • Review ethical principles and codes of ethics, inclusive of the Kentucky Code of Ethical Conduct (201 KAR 23:080) as the basis for ethical professional practice
  • Fulfill the Kentucky Board of Social Work’s requirement that social workers attend at least three (3) hours of ethics training per renewal period
  • Review social work’s mission, purpose of the Code of Ethics, ethical principles and standards, and worker’s responsibilities for core values

This course is appropriate for all levels of education and experience

 

(*~#) HIV/AIDS Medical and Social Issues

3 CEUs. Cost $60— Christina Hickey

November 6 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)   

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Prevalence, natural history, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV
  • A full discussion of how the virus replicates in the blood cell and pharmacological approaches to slow HIV replication
  • Counseling procedures will be presented with information on the best prevention methods including negotiating condom use and approaches to educate the public on how to employ prevention methods
  • A portion of the training will discuss mother to child transmissions with attention to special concerns with this group and the effects of stigma

 

 

(#) Family Counseling and Addictions

8 CEUs. Cost $90——Jenny Dunckley

November 13 (Friday 9:00am-5:00pm)

This course:

  • Provides an overview of approaches that may be implemented to incorporate family counseling into addiction treatment.
  • Reviews changing definitions of family and explores both historical models and current models of family therapy.
  • Considers the importance and complexity of family therapy as well as the goals of family therapy in addiction treatment

 

 

DECEMBER 2015

(*~) Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

2 CEUs. Cost $60——Erica Janes

December 4 (Friday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This course will offer information on:

  • The leading cause of death from child abuse
  • Recognition, intervention, and prevention of abusive head trauma
  • How to save a child’s life

This presentation will fulfill the training requirements mandated by House Bill 285

 

(*~#) Domestic Violence

3 CEUs. Cost $60 – Khalilah Collins

December 4 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Familiarizing learners with the definitions and statistics of domestic violence
  • Developing skills at assessing dynamics which are often present in domestic violence situations
  • Learning intervention techniques to assist domestic violence relationships

 

 

(#) Consultation and Record Keeping

13 CEUs. Cost $140——Jenny Dunckley

December 10 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm) TSAC Rm. 116 and December 11 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm) TSAC Rm. 116        

The course will focus on:

  • Developing skills in what is legally and ethically required in consultation with a client
  • Understanding documentation’s function for assessment, planning, intervention and risk-management

 

 JANUARY 2016

 

(~#) Professional Ethics for Social Workers

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Jenny Dunckley

January 8 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

This course will:

  • Review ethical principles and codes of ethics, inclusive of the Kentucky Code of Ethical Conduct (201 KAR 23:080) as the basis for ethical professional practice
  • Fulfill the Kentucky Board of Social Work’s requirement that social workers attend at least three (3) hours of ethics training per renewal period
  • Review social work’s mission, purpose of the Code of Ethics, ethical principles and standards, and worker’s responsibilities for core values

 

(#) Professional Ethics for CADC

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Jenny Dunckley

January 8 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)

  • Kentucky State CADC requires 6 CEUs of training in ethics
  • Taking both Professional Ethics for Social Workers and Professional Ethics for CADC training will meet the requirements for application to sit for the CADC test
  • Professional Ethics for Social Workers is a prerequisite for registering for this class

 

 

(#) Case Management with Substance Abusers

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Jenny Dunckley

January 14 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm) and January 15 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)

This course:

  • Learners will develop advanced knowledge and skill methods of case management and the concept of Recovery Management
  • Provides training for the core function of case management
  • Meets the requirement of facilities licensed as Alcohol and Other Drug Entity by the State of Kentucky for case management training.

 

 

(*~#) HIV/AIDS Medical and Social Issues

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Marshall Kellner

January 15 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Prevalence, natural history, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV
  • A full discussion of how the virus replicates in the blood cell and pharmacological approaches to slow HIV replication
  • Counseling procedures will be presented with information on the best prevention methods including negotiating condom use and approaches to educate the public on how to employ prevention methods
  • A portion of the training will discuss mother to child transmissions with attention to special concerns with this group and the effects of stigma

 

(#) Clinical Supervision for Substance Misuse Treatment

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Tiffany Cole-Hall

January 21 (Thurs. 6:00pm ­– 9:00pm) and January 22 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)                                       

This course will:

  • Provide students with an overview of the history, role, and essential functions of the supervisor and the supervisee
  • Engage students in participating with in-group clinical supervision to gain a textbook to practice appreciation of the methods presented during the class
  • Meets the requirement of facilities licensed as Alcohol and Other Drug Entity by the State of Kentucky for clinical supervision training

 

FEBRUARY 2016

 

 

(#) Addiction Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Planning                                             

 13 CEUs. Cost $140—Jenny Dunckley

February 4 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm) and February 5 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)            

 Learners will:

  • Gain skills in screening and assessing for substance abuse in a variety of settings using various tools
  • Be able to use findings from clinical assessments to develop treatment plans for clients dealing with addictions
  • Be trained in core addiction counseling functions of screening, assessment, and treatment planning

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of addictions is recommended

 

(*~) Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

2 CEUs. Cost $60——Erica Janes

February 12 (Friday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This course will offer information on:

  • The leading cause of death from child abuse
  • Recognition, intervention, and prevention of abusive head trauma
  • How to save a child’s life

This presentation will fulfill the training requirements mandated by House Bill 285

 

 

 (#) Motivational Interviewing for Addictive Behavior

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Patrick McKiernan

February 18 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:30pm) and February19 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)

This course will:

  • Introduce the transtheoretical model of change, the supporting theory for motivational interviewing
  • Help learners develop advanced skills in using motivational interviewing in working with people dealing with chemical and behavioral addictions
  • Provide training for the core function of counseling

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of addictions is recommended

 

 

MARCH 2016

 

(#) Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Addictive Behavior

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Tiffany Cole-Hall

March 3 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm) and March 4 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)             

In this course learners will:

  • Develop advanced skills in providing cognitive behavioral interventions with people dealing with chemical and behavioral addictions
  • Consider the use of cognitive behavioral therapies with a variety of client groups
  • Be provided training for the core function of counseling

 

APRIL 2016

 

(*~#) Domestic Violence

3 CEUs. Cost $60 – Khalilah Collins

April 1 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Familiarizing learners with the definitions and statistics of domestic violence
  • Developing skills at assessing dynamics which are often present in domestic violence situations
  • Learning intervention techniques to assist domestic violence relationships

 

(~#) Professional Ethics for Social Workers

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Jenny Dunckley

April 8 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

This course will:

  • Review ethical principles and codes of ethics, inclusive of the Kentucky Code of Ethical Conduct (201 KAR 23:080) as the basis for ethical professional practice
  • Fulfill the Kentucky Board of Social Work’s requirement that social workers attend at least three (3) hours of ethics training per renewal period
  • Review social work’s mission, purpose of the Code of Ethics, ethical principles and standards, and worker’s responsibilities for core values

This course is appropriate for all levels of education and experience

 

 

(*~#) HIV/AIDS Medical and Social Issues

3 CEUs. Cost $60—Christina Hickey

April 8 (Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm)

This course will provide information on the following:

  • Prevalence, natural history, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV
  • A full discussion of how the virus replicates in the blood cell and pharmacological approaches to slow HIV replication
  • Counseling procedures will be presented with information on the best prevention methods including negotiating condom use and approaches to educate the public on how to employ prevention methods
  • A portion of the training will discuss mother to child transmissions with attention to special concerns with this group and the effects of stigma

 

(#) Twelve-Step Facilitation and Mutual-Help Groups in Addiction Treatment

13 CEUs. Cost $140—Tiffany Cole-Hall

April 14 (Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm) and April 15 (Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)                 

In this course students will:

  • Develop beginning skills in providing Twelve-Step Facilitation and be able to differentiate this practice from clients’ participation in Twelve-Step groups
  • Be introduced to a variety of mutual help groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Women for Sobriety, and Rational Recovery
  • Consider the utility of mutual help groups as adjuncts to addiction treatment of all types
  • Be provided training for the core functions of referral and counseling

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of addictions is recommended

 

LCSW Supervision Training

3 CEUs. Cost $60 – TBD

April 22 (Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)

Participants will:

  • Understand the supervisor/supervisee relationship
  • Be able to complete a supervision contract
  • Knowledge of how Supervision relates to Code of Ethical conduct as specified in 201 KAR 23:080
  • Explore ethical dilemmas that may arise
  • Explore the differences between LCSW Supervision and other supervisory situations
  • Teaching Methods: handouts, discussion, group generated ideas

 

(*~) Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

2 CEUs. Cost $60——Erica Janes

April 22 (Friday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This course will offer information on:

  • The leading cause of death from child abuse
  • Recognition, intervention, and prevention of abusive head trauma
  • How to save a child’s life

This presentation will fulfill the training requirements mandated by House Bill 285