International Services Courses

Red Cross and Red Crescent hands

International Humanitarian Law (Thursday, 8:30am - 12:30pm; 4 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.

Restoring Family Links/Tracing Services (Thursday, 1:30 - 5:30pm), 4 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.

Restoring Family Links course can only be taken in conjunction with the IHL course.

Ohio Social Worker CEUs information:

  • Ohio Social Workers and Counselors
  • Pre registration required: $35 for IHL Course, $65 for both courses.
  • Payment: Check payable to American Red Cross, send to 2111 Dana Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45207 attn. Dyah Miller, or bring payment on the day of class.
  • To register, please call 513 579 3023 or email dyah.miller@redcross.org