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Continuing Education

The College of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education (CSWCE) is committed to becoming the leader and expert in providing lifelong education to social work professionals and creating a interdisciplinary community of extraordinary advocates, clinicians, and community organizers.


If you want to explore new avenues or advance your current career, our continuing education programs provide many opportunities to extend your educational journey. With a diverse range the best minds our community, state, and nation have to offer, we invite you to invest in the topics that are most important to you.

We offer both Live and Asynchronous courses, including topics on Ethics and Supervision.

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Building Addiction Knowledge for Frontline Workers (reading/video based)

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.

Date: Asynchronous
Continuing Education Credits: 27.25 including Ethics and Supervision
Cost: $545.00 for full Certificate Program or $20 per credit hour for each individual module
Registration Deadline: Rolling

Serving Veterans and Their Families Certificate (hybrid/online)

With more than 22 million veterans in the United States, the need to understand the issues these Veterans and their families face is great. Serving Veterans and their Families Certificate is a post-graduate, 14-week, hybrid, online program for social workers, nurses, therapists and others interested in learning more about how to serve Veterans and their families.

Date: Course to return Summer 2023 (Hybrid/Online Asynchronous – Reading/Videos)
Continuing Education Credits: 62 CEs possible, including Supervision and Ethics
Cost: $1,200.00 $900 (25% discount)
Registration Deadline: TBD

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The Ohio CareLine is an emotional support call line created by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and answered by Ohio community agencies. We are pleased to provide this CareLine Development Training Series. These free trainings are designed for CareLine and crisis call line workers.



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 (CSWMFT) Board. *All courses hosted by CSWCE are approved for this Board unless the course description states otherwise.

The Ohio State University College of Social Work, (Provider: 50-24068), is an approved* provider for
The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals (OCDP) Board. *Courses that have been approved for this Board will note the appropriate content areas in the course description.

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. ACE provider approval period: 4/30/22-4/30/25.

*Courses that have been approved for this Board will have the above statement listed in the course description.


Please contact us with any additional questions regarding Continuing Education training schedules.

All continuing education trainings and events will be held virtually until further notice.
We appreciate your understanding, patience, and support through this time.

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    CSW Office of Continuing Education
    325 Stillman Hall
    1947 College Road
    Columbus, OH 43210
    Main Office: 614-292-3032
    Fax: 614-292-1409

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