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Continuing Education Credits
6.5 Continuing Education Credits available for social workers, counselors and psychologists by the boards listed below.
Please verify that your board accepts CE credits from Ohio CSWMFT or from APA.

You must SIGN iN and SIGN OUT to receive CE Credits.

NOTE: APA does NOT allow partial credits. Psychologist MUST attend the ENTIRE program to receive any CE Credits.
CSWMFT does allow partial credits.

The Center for Balanced Living is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Balanced Living maintains  responsibility for this program and its content.

The Center for Balanced Living is approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board to offer continuing education for counselors and social workers. Provider #RCS110301

(CE hours awarded for sessions with dark background on schedule below)
Full attendance is required and an evaluation must be completed. Certificates will be provided.
Ohio counselor and social worker credits will be entered in CE Broker.

There is no known commercial support nor any conflicts of interest for the program, content, nor any of the speakers.


(CE hours awarded for sessions with dark background on schedule)

Early registration, before April 1, 2019

RATES EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 19! Hurry. This will sell out!!
Psychologist $175
Social Worker/Counselor* $140
Non-CE Professionals/Students/General Public $105
Groups of 6+ $105 (must register together)
*The nursing board recognizes CEs offered by this board. Nurses can receive CEs by registering at this level.

Rates increase $20 after April 1, 2019

Lunch is INCLUDED in registration cost and will be provided by Freedom a la cart
Note any dietary restrictions and choose your lunch during registration

All cancellations must be made in writing to lori.johnson@thecenterforbalancedliving.org.

A full refund less a $15 processing fee will be given for cancellations received by April 15, 2019. Cancellations received April 16-30 will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after April 30.



3960 Brookham Drive, Grove City, Ohio

Mid-Ohio Foodbank is conveniently located immediately off of I-270 at Stringtown Road.
Plenty of free parking at facility.


The preferred hotel is Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Grove City, 4109 Parkway Centre Drive, Grove City,  OH   43123 (1-71 & Stringtown Road)
614-875-7000 Map & Directions

Use HOTEL LINK to book a room.
Please make your reservations by Thursday, April 18, 2019 to receive the group rate. 

A limited number of rooms are available in the group block. If you attempt to book a room before April 18 and it is not available, please call Lori Johnson at 614.896.8251 and she will see if the hotel can add additional rooms to the block. This is not guaranteed so book early.

2 Queen beds $120/night plus taxes and fees
1 King bed $130/night plus taxes and fees
(Rates are for 1-4 occupants in the room)

Fabulous hotel amenities include:

·         Free Hot Breakfast - Start every day with make-your-own Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, oatmeal, biscuits and gravy, KELSO+BROS® coffee and more.  Free hot breakfast is served daily from 6–9:30 a.m. on weekdays and 7–10 a.m. on weekends.

·         Free 5:30 Kickback®* - Join us from 5:30–7 p.m. every evening to enjoy free hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback®.  We feature a rotating menu of hot food, beer, wine, mixed drinks and soft drinks.

·         Free Wi-Fi Throughout the Hotel - Get the score, check your social networks or email family members from anywhere in the hotel – for free!

·         Free Soft Drinks and Popcorn - Freshly popped popcorn and a refreshing beverage make a great snack!  Stop by the lobby for free soft drinks and popcorn every evening.

·         On-Site Facilities - Take advantage of the business center, fitness center or pool while you’re away from home.  Print your boarding pass, finish a presentation or check e-mail in our business centers.

There are other hotels in the area, if you prefer to stay somewhere else.
Search for Hotels in Grove City.

How YOUR registration supports valuable community resources

Registration fees help to cover conference expenses, which include venue rental. Mid-Ohio Foodbank uses the income they receive from these rental fees to support their crucial work. It’s rent with a mission! The goal of Mid-Ohio Foodbank is to end hunger. They provide enough food for about 140,000 meals each and every day to help stabilize families, connect hungry neighbors with community services to help them toward economic sufficiency, and energize the community to address root causes of hunger so everyone thrives.
We will have a container available if you would like to donate items for the food pantry. Most needed items: hygiene products especially feminine hygiene products and diapers, dish soap, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper, pet food, plastic grocery bags, peanut butter, canned tuna, canned chicken, canned beef stew, canned beans, canned soups

Your lunch is being purchased from Freedom a la Cart. Freedom a la Cart is a boxed lunch and catering company that combines fresh, made-from-scratch cuisine with workforce training for local survivors of human trafficking.