NACSW Online Continuing Education

Preparing Communities to Help Our Service Members Return Home
Length: 1.25 CEUs
Primary Audience:
  • Practitioners
Practice Level(s):
  • Basic
  • Intermediate

Training Format: Audio-Based
Number of CE Hours: 1.25

Lanny Endicott, DMin., MSSW
Dexter Freeman, PhD
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Course Outline

This training will explain the challenges for social workers of faith to help with re-integrating military veterans into their respective communities and discuss the current evidence-informed treatment methodologies for assisting veterans with issues of PTSD and related mental health issues.


  • Direct Practice: Individuals, Couples, Families and Children
  • Direct Practice: Groups and Communities

Sample Content

Learning Objectives
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

1. Articulate how military culture can both help or hinder community reintegration.

2. Describe 2-3 evidence-based treatment modalities for treating service members with PTSD and TBI.

3. Define the concept of



Lanny Endicott, D.Min, MSSW, is Director of the Social Work Program at Oral Roberts University where he has been on faculty since 1973. Additionally he travels to Russia annually to assist the Russian American Institute with its mission to equip lay and pastoral counselors with counseling skills for ministry. For the past three years Endicott has co-chaired the Veterans Initiative for the Community Service Council of Tulsa, which has the mission of preparing the community and state of Oklahoma for soldiers returning home. Dexter Freeman, Ph.D. is the Director of the Army-Fayetteville State University Master of Social Work Program at the Army Medical Department Center and School. Prior to this position, Dr. Freeman was an Assistant Professor at Texas State University and served as a social worker in the army for 20 years.

CE Accreditation Information

NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid 1/27/18 – 1/27/21. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. The North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) is also 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 #SW-0479. Social Workers will receive 1.25 continuing education clock hour(s) for participating in this training. It is the responsibility of participants to contact their licensing boards to verify that this training, as a distance education session, meets their jurisdictional standards for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.

Requirements for Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours

Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for home-study courses include: a) engaging with all the required materials provided by this training; b) completing and submitting an on-line evaluation of this session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the “open-book” post-workshop quiz. Session participants who meet these three requirements will receive a continuing education contact hour certificate from NACSW on-line immediately following their completion of this course.

Registration Fee and Refunds

The registration fee covers engaging in all the required materials provided by the on-line training as well as costs associated with maintaining the website which supports the training materials, as well as CE certificate administration. Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, are available upon request within 15 days of purchasing/enrolling in a training. No refunds or exchanges are available once the training quiz has been opened.

Grievance Procedure

Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this training should communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after having completed the training. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at or 203-270-8780.

Request for Accommodations

Please contact NACSW at, or 203.270.8780 if you would like to request a special accommodation.


Because this is a home study training session, there is no direct contact and/or communication between the individual taking this training and the session speaker. Interactivity for this training consists of the interaction between a person registered for this training session and the materials and content offered in this session.

Contact Information

If you have questions pertaining to the content of the training (session content, outline, content level, continuing education contact hours, etc.), contact or 203.270.8780. You will receive a response within 24 hours. If you are in need of technical support, send an email to You will receive a response from the program's technical support manager within 8 hours, 7 days a week.