Continuing Education Units for licensed social workers

Continuing-Education-LogoThe University of Akron School of Social Work is an approved provider for licensed social workers only by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Provider# RSX051604).

We offer a variety of continuing education workshops at our convenient Akron location and elsewhere in the region.

UA Social Work faculty: Please email your registration request to

CBT w/ Clients Living in Poverty (3 CEUs)
Date: April 14, Friday, 9:00 am-12:15 pm 

Cost: $50
Location: Akron Campus, Polsky Building, Room 497
Presenters: Jill Dickie, PhD, LISW-S
                 Michelle Kreidler, LSW



Presenter: Jill Dickie, PhD, LISW-S

Dr. Dickie is a Professor in the School of Social Work where, in addition to teaching, she is responsible for the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Initiative. She has worked in the behavioral health field for 40 years. Prior to joining the faculty, she served as Executive Director of Family Solutions, Clinical Director at Family Services (Greenleaf), and director of a branch office of a community mental health center. She also maintained a private practice, specializing in the areas of mood disorders and addiction.

Dr. Dickie is licensed as an Independent Social Worker, Supervisor (LISW-S) and Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, Clinical Supervisor (LICDC-CS) in Ohio. 


Home Visit Safety (3 CEUs)
Date: May 19, Friday, 9:00 am-12:15 pm 

Cost: $50
Location: All Campuses
Presenter: Becky Thomas, LISW-S


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Payments & Parking

We accept online payments by credit card, debit card, or electronic check.

For any inquiries or questions about the workshops, please contact us at  

Parking: Free public parking is available in nearby city lots and/or streets. Please do not park in University designated parking lots without the appropriate parking permit.