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Continuing Education Opportunities 

Throughout the year the college and it's departments provide continuing education opportunities to the community. The following is a list of our upcoming CEU opportunities.

Social Work Alumni Day

The University of Cincinnati School of Social Work for Alumni Day 2018 is quickly approaching! Earn six clock hours of training and join us for the Social Work Distinguished Alumni Luncheon.

Friday, May 4
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

University of Cincinnati Victory Parkway Campus
2220 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45206


8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 – 11:45 a.m. Morning Session
Title: Social Work Malpractice – Review of New Laws and Rules Related to Direct Practice
Presenter: Darrell Payne, JD

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Luncheon and Program

1:15 – 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Session
Title: Criminal Justice, Social Work and Mental Health - Bringing it All Together
Presenter: Julie K. Harmon, LPCC-S, LSW, CCM


$30 registration includes:

  • Six continuing education units
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Social Work distinguished alumni celebration luncheon

Register for Social Work Alumni Day by: Apr. 27, 2018.


Improving Outcomes with I​nterprofessional Clinical Education: A Clinical Services Symposium

Registration for this event is closed. 

Friday, May 18, 2018 from 7:30am - 4pm

Course Location: 
Daniel Drake Conference Center
151 W Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216

Credit: CEUs are pending approval for the following disciplines – PT, AT, OT, SLP, Audiology, Dietetics, Medical Imaging, and Social Work

Cost: In appreciation for the services provided by our clinical supervisors, there is no cost associated     with this event.  Lunch on your own; there are several dining options nearby.  Free parking is also available at the Drake Center.

1st 100 Registrations will receive a free copy of Creating the Health Care Team of the Future: The Toronto Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice By Sioban Nelson, Maria Tassone, & Brian Hodges​

Learning Outcomes:

  • ​Describe at least three models and strategies for engaging in interprofessional education
  • Identify at least three barriers to implementing clinical interprofessional program in the academic setting
  • Describe at least two ways a hospital or other medical facility can partner with a university to develop an interprofessional clinical rotation.
  • Define IPE as it relates to collaborative practice
  • Understand the importance of IPE collaborative practice in enhancing student clinical experiences
  • Discuss the factors leading to success in an IPE collaborative practice experience


Jeffrey J. DiGiovanni, Ph.D., CCC-A
A Professor and the Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. He is formerly the interim Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies and Chief Clinical Officer in the College of Health Sciences and professions as well as a faculty member in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Ohio University. In addition to teaching course in the audiology and interprofessional education, he also conducts research in auditory working memory and attention. He has degrees in communication sciences and disorders, audiology, and electrical engineering.

Chalee Engelhard, EdD, MBA, PT, GCS Emeritus 
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Cincinnati.  She currently serves as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Academic Director of the Cincinnati VAMC Geriatric Residency Program and teaches in the Physical Therapy Program. She has been a physical therapist for 20+ years, a Center Clinical Coordinator of Education (CCCE) for 4 years and a Clinical Instructor (CI) for 9 years. She was recently awarded Emeritus status as a Certified Geriatric Specialist.  She is a credentialed clinical instructor, advanced clinical instructor and a trainer for the CCIP workshops.

Amy Banks, PT DPT, NCS, CBIS 
A board certified neurologic clinical specialist serving as the clinical director of the recently accredited Neurologic PT Residency at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center. As a certified brain injury specialist Amy works within an interprofessional team treating Veterans with mild to moderate brain injuries.Prior to this role she worked within an interdisciplinary pain team developing a comprehensive pain program utilizing the biopsychosocial approach and developing an interprofessional educational experience with a pharmacist from the University of Cincinnati. Amyis currently serving her second term as Secretary on the board of the APTA Federal Physical Therapy Section. Amy received an emerging leader award from the APTA in 2016 and a distinguished alumni award from the University of Cincinnati in 2017. Amy also works within the ALS and migraine management clinics and has recently started providing telehealth rehab to rural Veterans with MS.Amy has presented on chronic pain most recently at the OPTA Scientific Symposium on Electrotherapy for Chronic Pain, Combining Active and Passive Modalities and at the Bright Spots Conference at the Minneapolis VA to share best practices of pain care.

Shauna Acquavita, Ph.D., LISW
An Associate Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati. She has a decade of social work experience working with individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders. She completed a Pre-Doctorate Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Post-Doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in the Beahavioral Pharmacology Research Unit. Her research focuses on substance use disorders including tobacco use among vulnerable populations, specifically pregnant women. She is PI on a SAMHSA grant “Interprofessional Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT)” to train health professionals and students on SBIRT. She is also the PI of a HRSA grant “Professionals Ready to Integrate Care (PRI-Care) Fellowship program to train Master of Social Work and Counseling students to provide behavioral health services to individuals across the lifespan who live in underserved communities. 

John McCarthy, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
An Associate Professor and Associate Director of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Ohio University. He teaches course on AAC, interprofessionaleducation, pre-professional orientation, and introduction to communication disorders. His research includes improving computer interfaces and expanding the creative possibilities for children and young adults requiring AAC.

Registration is closed.

Alumni & Friends Back in Class

Back in Class is a continuing education program for alumni and friends of the University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences. The event will provide an opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), connect with faculty, fellow alumni and community healthcare professionals, and receive updates on your department, the college and the university.

“Is there a pill for that?” The Unintended Consequences of Pain Management and Strategies for Allied Health Professionals

CEU credit available for:

  • Athletic Trainers
  • Diagnostic and Imaging Professionals
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists
  • Speech and Audiology Professionals


$30 includes: CEUs, lunch and snacks during training (CEUs pending)

Register for Alumni and Friends Back in Class

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