Continuing Education

Continuing Education

CE Credit is included with the virtual meeting registration. Virtual sessions must be attended in their entirety in order to claim credit. Within one week of the virtual meeting, registrants will receive an email with instructions to complete their session evaluations and print their CE certificate online.

Download the 2020 Virtual Meeting Attendance Log to keep track of the sessions you attend.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

This organization, Association for Oncology Social Workers (AOSW), provider #1351, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. AOSW maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/2019 – 11/11/2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory boards to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this conference will receive a maximum of 17.0 CEs, including up to 15.0 Clinical, 5.0 Ethics, and 1.0 Cultural Competency continuing education clock hours for participating in this training.

New York State Education Department's State Board of Social Work 
Association of Oncology Social Work, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0320.

Ethics Disclaimer: It is the responsibility of the attendee to check with their state board to determine if the ethics hours offered meet the regulations of their Board. Certificates of attendance and verification of credit will be issued to those who registered for CEs after completion of the online post-conference evaluations.

Instruction Methodology: Didactic, audio-visuals, demonstrations, experiential exercises, case examples, live interactive Q&A with presenters. 

Target Audience: Oncology social workers and other social workers who work with cancer patients and their families.

Grievance Policy: Grievances regarding conference sessions, content, abstract selection and presentation can also be submitted
to any member of the conference planning committee and are escalated appropriately to the conference chair, director of education, board of directors or home office staff. Grievances are responded to in a timely fashion with the goal of mitigation of the issues brought to the leadership. If a registered participant is unable to attend a meeting after registration, refund requests are processed on a case-by-case basis. If an attendee has a complaint or grievance, it must be submitted in writing by the participant to:

Association of Oncology Social Work
111 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 1412
Chicago, IL 60604 USA

The letter will be reviewed by organizational members consisting of the social worker consultant, and other organizational members based on geographic distribution, experience, professional specialty, etc. The Organization will respond to the attendee in writing.

ADA Accommodations: The Company and its subsidiaries (including, without limitation, the Operating Partnership) are currently in compliance with all presently applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, except for any such non-compliance that could not reasonably be expected, individually or in aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect. If you require special assistance to register for an event or access online content, please contact the AOSW Education Department at +1-847-686-2291 to inform us of your special needs.

Educational Levels of Presentations:
Introductory
level presentations include an introduction to content area in oncology social work practice. These sessions may include providing information about a particular condition, treatment method, or issue related to oncology social work. Beginner level presentations are appropriate for all, but with specific applicability to BSWs, new MSW graduates or those new to the practice of oncology social work.
Intermediate level presentations include sessions which build on knowledge that practitioners with some experience already have. These sessions focus on skill-building or adding knowledge; possibly with a brief overview of basic information. These sessions are appropriate for mid-career level practitioners as well as more advanced practitioners interested in exposure to new skill sets and research.
Advanced level presentations include sessions which address content for advanced level practitioners who have been working in oncology social work for some time and have a clear understanding of a wide range of concepts, practice, research and administrative issues that impact practice. Covers complexities involved in oncology social work and intervention to address them and influence change.

Course Designations:

  • Cultural Competency
  • Ethics
  • Clinical
Questions?
If you have any questions, please contact AOSW Senior Education Administrator, Melanie Hein at [email protected]