Continuing Education Programs



Friday, October 16, 2015
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Room 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union, BGSU

Co-Sponsored by the BGSU Counseling Center and Department of Psychology – Clinical Program


A panel of diverse professionals will present timely and thought-provoking information related to professional ethics within the helping and criminal justice professions, including the ethical implications of social media and new technologies. Speakers will share some common situations in which ethical dilemmas may arise and potential interventions to best address these dilemmas. 

Speakers include:

• Dr. Susan Norris Huss – Associate Professor, BGSU School of Intervention Services
• Ms. Danielle Smith – Executive Director of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
• Mr. Thomas J. Ullom – Special Agent-in-Charge, Chicago Regional Investigations

$35.00 | FREE for BGSU faculty and staff 

Register Online: https://commerce.cashnet.com/BGSUCHHS

*This program has been approved for 3.0 hrs of CEUs for social workers, counselors, and psychologists.


7th Annual Food and Nutrition Symposium

Friday, November 13, 2015
Registration - 8:30 a.m.
Symposium - 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bowen-Thompson Student Union, 202A Ballroom

Five CPEUs available for RDs and DTRs

The Food and Nutrition Symposium covers contemporary topics in nutrition. Dietitians, students and health professionals who want to expand their knowledge of nutrition are welcome to attend.

Speakers and Topics

  • Kendra Schmuck, Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Policy Coordinator – Impact of policy on the nutrition profession and how dietitians can be involved
  • Cindy Cassell, Ph.D., R.D., Corporate Healthcare Consultant, Nutrition Access LLC – Sustainability and environmental impacts on proposed 2015 Dietary Guidelines
  • Chris Taylor, Ph.D., R.D., The Ohio State University – Dietary Patterns: The Underlying Story
  • Jamie Partridge, Ph.D., MBA, director of Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Abbott Nutrition Research and Development – Medical Nutrition Therapy’s Impact on Hospital Economics and Patient Outcomes


Full-day and lunch                                                               $50 per person
Half-day and lunch                                                             $30 per person
Students (non-BGSU) and lunch                                      $20 per person
BGSU Students/Faculty and lunch                                  $15 per person
BGSU Student/Faculty/Community Member              Free (no lunch)

Register online at https://commerce.cashnet.com/BGSUCHHS1

Registration deadline for lunch: November 4, 2015

Questions? Contact: Brittany Wynn at bwynn@bgsu.edu  


What people say about our continuing education programs and presenters:

Trauma in Individuals, Families and Organizations, and the Process of Recovery - Presented Spring 2014 by Sandra Bloom, M.D.

    "Very comprehensive presentation." "Informative, relevant, timely, research-based and engaging." "Excellent presentation and supportive BGSU staff." "Exceeded all objectives."

Optimal Aging - Fall 2013 with David Gobble, Ph.D., CHES, and Mike Magee, M.D.

"It was a well-organized and insightful experience We learn that by taking care of ourselves (health, education, social, spiritual and physical) we can take care of those in need. Thank you for an informative program with very inspiring speakers."

Annual HHS Homecoming Lecture (Fall)

"I always enjoy coming back to BGSU for the annual homecoming lecture, and I hope you continue to offer this annually."

Peggy Adams, Ed.D.

    "Super engagement. best ethics seminar I have been to in years."

Shawn Dowling, MSW, LISW-S, LiCDC

    "Dynamic presenter.  Practical Examples!"

Derek Mason, Ph.D.

    "Wish I had had Dr. Mason as a professor."

Ruth McMonagle, MSW, MBS, ACSW, LISW-S

    "Loved Ruth's teaching style and methods.  Atmosphere was fantastic."

Dr. Jay Stewart, PhD, MRC, PCC-S, LiCDC, CRC   

    "Very good presenter.  Very tangible and easy to understand."

Paula Taliaferro, MGS, LSW 

    "Great presenter.  Made workshop very relatable with multiple examples."

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