Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Join NASW
Utah Required CEU Clearinghouse
Share |

In Utah, there are two levels of social work licensing which require continuing education for license renewal.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Amount: 40 hours (40 CEUs) per 2-year licensing cycle

Licensing Cycle: October 1st to September 30th of even-numbered years

Required Topics: 3 hours in ethics; 2 hours in suicide prevention

Home Study Hours Allowed: 15 of the 40 per licensing cycle

Social Service Worker (SSW)

Amount: 20 hours (20 CEUs) per 2-year licensing cycle

Licensing Cycle: October 1st to September 30th of even-numbered years

Required Topics: 3 hours in ethics; 2 hours in suicide prevention

Home Study Hours Allowed: 10 of the 40 per licensing cycle

Resources for Required CEUs

The Utah Chapter of NASW offers many in-person, home study, and online CEUs that meet the requirements for CEUs in ethics and suicide prevention. Below you will find these courses plus links to other online courses that fulfill these requirements.

Ethics

  • "Legal Issue of the Month" Courses
    R
    ead groups of articles prepared by NASW's ethics and legal
    1.5 CEUs each / $10 for NASW members--$25 for non-members

    Topics include:
    -NASW's Code of Ethics
    -Risk Management in Clinical Practice
    -Minors' Rights in Clinical Practice
    -Confidentiality and Privilege

 

  • Social Work Ethics and Risk Management, Module I
    3 CEUs

    Objectives:
    -Summarize the Code of Ethics
    -Demonstrate understanding of the boundaries of fiduciary and dual relationships
    -Apply principles of self-determination and confidentiality to the therapeutic relationship
    -Identify the ethical issues related to termination of the therapeutic relationship

  • Social Work Ethics and Risk Management, Module II
    3.5 CEUs


    Objectives:
    -Summarize a variety of behaviors that could ultimately be construed as professional malpractice
    -Gain a greater appreciation of the litigious nature of the clinical practice in which we are involved
    -Demonstrate an understanding of clients' right to privacy and confidentiality
    -Understand how one's professional "Duty to Warn and Protect" impacts client confidentiality
    -Demonstrate the ability to appropriately apply a suicide protocol to a client with whom he/she is presently working
    -Understand the four elements of liability and professional malpractice
    -Understand the specific roles of NASW professional reviews and Division of Occupation and    Professional Licensing (DOPL) reviews
    -Understand how to handle complaints made against professional colleagues

 Suicide Prevention

  • Visit the Social Work Online CE Institute for a selection of courses addressing suicide. Prices vary by course.

    Topics include:
    -Suicide: Research and Information
    -Suicide Assessment and Intervention
    -Assessment of Suicide Potential
    -Suicide in the Elderly

  • The Suicide Prevention Resource Center offers several free online course in suicide prevention.

    Topics include:
    -Preventing Suicide in Emergency Department Patients
    -Counseling on Access to Lethal Means
    -A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention

  • Clinical Tools, Inc., with funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, developed a 2-hour online suicide prevention course called Ending Suicide for Professionals.


Community Search
Sign In


Forgot your password?

Haven't registered yet?

Calendar

1/27/2017
CEUs Near You: Salt Lake Branch

2/10/2017
CEUs Near You: Salt Lake Branch

3/4/2017
Social Work Licensing Exam Preparation Course

Utah Chapter, NASW
University of Utah, College of Social Work Room 229
395 South 1500 East • SLC, UT 84112
Phone: 801-583-8855 • Email: naswemail@yahoo.com