School of Social Work

Social Work Continuing Education (CE)



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Purpose of the CE Division:
The purpose of the Continuing Education Division is to provide opportunities for learning experience that will prepare professional social workers, including alumni, field instructors and professionals in the field to meet the multiple needs of individuals, organizations, and the communities they serve. The standards by which the Continuing Education Division adheres are those mandated by the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker and Marriage &Family Therapist (CSWMFB) Board, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The School of Social Work has bee reaffirmed in it accreditation by CSWE, and therefore the Continuing Education Division shall comply within these guidelines as well as those set by NASW and the Ohio CSWMF Board.

The School of Social Work has received approval from the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board to provide continuing professional education (CPE) hours in the area of social work. The School of Social Work Continuing Education Division is being developed with input from the entire full-time/part-time faculty and more than 250 field education supervisors.

The School of Social Work Continuing Education Committee, is convened by Dr. George Tsagaris, Coordinator of Continuing Education will oversee the process of continuing education seminars and workshops, including the established protocol in the recruitment, screening, and selection of presenters and evaluation of the program. The committee will be implementing a CPE needs assessment survey to identify workshop/seminar topics.

The Continuing Education Division has a cadre of instructors, with the curriculum based on the results of the CPE needs assessment survey and the selection of instructors based on their knowledge, skills and expertise. The provision of continuing education opportunities is directed toward meeting the needs of alumni, field instructors, and social work professionals in Northeast Ohio.

For more information contact Dr. George Tsagaris, Coordinator, Continuing Education Committee at 216-523-7474.

Recently the School of Social Work received eight year full reaccreditation for its BSW and MSW program from the National Council on Social Work Education.

Continuing Education Coordinator:
George S. Tsagaris, Ph.D., LISW-S, M.S.