Continuing Education

Direction Home of Eastern Ohio is here to help professionals fulfill their continuing education requirements . All our courses are open to the public, regardless of licensure, and are Zoom based to allow individuals to learn from the comfort of their home or office.

October 5-6

Turning IDEA into Action 

An Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Summit

Learn how to incorporate IDEA principles into your workplace. Enjoy multiple speakers addressing areas related to: ableism, ageism, homophobism, racism and sexism. The Keynote address delivered by James White will explore intersectionality and our role in creating a more equitable and inclusive workplace and community.


August 2nd

Intermediate Motivational Interviewing with Steve Kerestes

*In Person CEU*

September 13th

Veteran's Benefits, Resources and Suicide Prevention (V.A.S.A.V.E.) Workshop

*In Person CEU*

November 8th

Recovery and Healing with Marcella Balin

*Virtual CEU*

December 6th

Ethics in the Electronic Age: A CEU Event with Stacy Simera

*Virtual CEU*

DHEO is an approved provider for:

Licensed Social Workers (LSW)

Licensed Independent Social Workers (LISW)

Social Work Assistants (SWA)

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)

Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)

Licensed Nursing Home Administrators (LNHA)

Costs, times, CEU eligibility, and location vary with each program, and all of our courses require advance registration.

*Nurses may attend programs approved through the Counseling, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapy (CSWMFT) board and receive CEUs.  Please refer to section 4723-14-05(7) of the Nursing Continuing Education for Renewal Ohio Revised Code for details.


Refunds will be made ONLY for cancellations received three business days prior to the event. If received less than three days prior to the event, a credit can be issued for use at another program within the next 6 months. If notice of cancellation is not received before the date of the program, no refund will be issued.  PLEASE NOTE: No shows will be charged the full registration fee.

Registration and Cancellations

Class sizes are limited, so register early. Classes with low registrations may be canceled. If the class is canceled or moved, participants will be contacted via email at least 24 hours in advance.

Class Times

Classes start and end on time. To ensure a quality experience for all, please log in at least 15 minutes prior to the class to resolve any technical issues.  CEU credits will be adjusted 0.25 credit hours for every 15 minutes not in attendance; adjusted certificates will be emailed to participants within 3 business days after the training. Hard copies of certificates will be mailed upon request.

What to Expect

The webinar CEUs will take place on Zoom during the designated times. The link to join the webinar session will be sent in your registration confirmation email as well as registration reminder emails. Please note: Certificates will be sent electronically so long as the virtual attendance has been verified and evaluation returned. A reminder that, in keeping with licensure board requirements, certificates will be adjusted 0.25 hours for every 15 minutes not in attendance, and attendance will be monitored.

Webinar participants will need computer and a strong internet connection and speakers during the entire CEU session. Video/webcam components are not required, but strongly encouraged for speaker/audience interaction, Q&A, and breakout sessions. There is a chat option for those without a microphone on their device.

Contact Stacey Bettura at or  330-505-0251 with any questions you may have regarding CEU programs.