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Social work continuing education

Help Fight Addiction with Social Work Continuing Education

Social workers play an essential part in assisting people with substance abuse issues. In fact, fighting addiction is one of many roles social workers fill. It is not simply that social workers possess an unattainable toolbox of skills to fight substance abuse. Rather, social workers study and gather experience that helps them become successful. If you are considering becoming a social worker who specializes in substance abuse disorder and its effects, understanding the role these professionals play will help you [...]

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Occupational therapy

Sharpen Your Pulmonary Rehab OT Skills with Continuing Education

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of death in the world, and occupational therapists play an essential role in helping COPD clients to manage their disease effectively through pulmonary rehabilitation. Studies indicate that the use of occupational therapy may significantly improve a patient’s prognosis. For occupational therapists who regularly assist COPD clients, the continuing education course entitled “The Role of Occupational Therapy in Pulmonary Rehabilitation” is especially beneficial. In taking this course, you will learn [...]

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ASHU CEUs

ASHA CEUs Help Speech Therapists Give Voice to Clients with Autism

Autism is a condition that research still seeks to understand. While researchers do realize that autism is a neurological condition related to impaired communication and social interaction, there is so much that even professionals do not yet know. What we do know is that speech therapy can be successful in helping those with autism have successful social interactions. Speech therapists can help their clients live happy and fulfilling lives. Building skills as a therapist can help you make that happen [...]

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Social work continuing education

Social Work Continuing Education: What You Need to Know

The goal of continuing education in the field of social work is to ensure that professionals provide quality care and stay abreast of current knowledge and advancing technology. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has developed guidelines for practitioners, education providers, and administrators. However, it is important to understand that your continued education (CE) as a social worker is largely self-directed. In addition, every state has its own requirements and guidelines around CE, so remember to do thorough research [...]

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Physical therapy continuing education

Physical Therapy Continuing Education: What You Need to Know

If you are a licensed physical therapist in America, you are required to maintain your license by continuing your education throughout your career. According to the national governing body the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, the goal is ‘continued competence,’ a lifelong process of maintaining skills and abilities through assessment and personal learning. Knowing when and how to renew your license and maintain competence can be confusing. Read on for a list of frequently asked questions and resources [...]

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Occupational therapy

7 FAQ on Occupational Therapy Continuing Education

If you are a licensed occupational therapist with either a COTA or OTR designation, you may have questions about when and how to renew your certification with the National Board of Certified Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Currently, 50 states require NBCOT certification to receive state licensing. By requiring occupational therapists to seek continued education throughout their careers, NBCOT ensures the highest standards of care on a consistent basis across America. We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about renewing your [...]

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Speech pathology CEUs

6 Tips for Getting Your Speech-Language Pathology CEUs

If you are a speech-language pathologist looking to boost your continuing education units (CEUs), it can be difficult to know where to begin, especially if you are in your first three years of certification. No matter what state you are certified in, we’ve compiled a list of the six best practices that will help you make the right CEU choices. 1. Check Your Eligibility First things first: are you eligible to earn CEU’s for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)? To [...]

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