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  Social Services Designee Certification Program

We are excited to offer the Online Social Services Designee Certification Program.

The course consists of 13 modules. These modules can be taken at your own pace, the perfect complement to your busy schedule.

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The program was written by D. Michael Splain, LCSW Consultant, along with several outside consultants.

QCHF has obtained 24 CEs for the program (NHAP, BRN and BBS). 

There are two required books for the program, which are included with the registration fee. The two required books for the program are:

A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers, by Elise M. Beaulieu, ACSW, LCSW, Springer Publishing Company,
ISBN 0-8261-1533
Psychosocial Interventions in Long–Term Care, an Advanced Guide, by Gary Hartz, Ph.D. and D. Michael Splain,

LCSW, Taylor and Francis Publishing Company, ISBN 0-7890-0189-6; (800) 634-7064

Upon completion of the program QCHF will issue a certificate of completion, along with a SSD pin for the SSD to wear.