International Humanitarian Law (Wednesday, 8:30am - 12:30pm; 3.5 CEUs, meets ETHICS requirements)This course provides a basic introduction to the structure, history, the basis for International Red Cross and Red Crescent global network and the Geneva Conventions. It explains the legal protections for people, combatants, and civilians, impacted by war and the work of the Red Cross on behalf of those groups of people.
International Relief & Development (Thursday, 8:30am - 12:30pm; 3.5 CEUs)This course explores the role of the American Red Cross in preparing for and responding to international disasters, as well as how it works with the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It also covers a variety of current international relief and development projects worldwide and relief activities that the local chapter is involved in.
Restoring Family Links/Tracing Services (Thursday, 1:30pm - 5:00pm; 3 CEUs)This course explains the comprehensive global communication network and how the International Red Cross Committee works in conjunction with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to locate reunite and exchange Red Cross Messages between separated loved ones because of war, international conflict, or disaster. The tracing of Holocaust survivors continues to be a critical part of this program.
NOTE: The international courses as described are educational in nature only and do not qualify participants as International Delegates for the American Red Cross or other Red Cross/Red Crescent International Projects. Contact International Services at 513-579-3023 for additional information.
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Ohio Social Work CEUs information:CEU Approval for OhioSocial Workers & CounselorsRSX 019203/ RCX-0506023.5 CEU’s - International Humanitarian Law3.5 CEU’s - International Relief & Development3 CEU’s - Restoring Family Links/Tracing Services
Pre-registration required $35 for one course, $50 for two, and $65 for all three. Payable at time of registration.
For more information contact: Dyah Miller, email@example.com or call 513.579.3023 or visit redcross.org/oh/cincinnati