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Basic Certificate Program in Gerontology

The Basic Certificate Program in Gerontology is designed to provide the foundation knowledge for people directing their careers toward serving older adults and their families. A multidisciplinary perspective is used in the planning and implementation of this Certificate Program.

Certificates of completion will be offered after each workshop and a final certificate will be awarded when all requirements have been met. Participants not seeking the certificate program are welcome to take individual workshops. 

To receive the Certificate in Basic Gerontology, a participant attends: 

6 Required Webinars
2 Elective Webinars

Required Workshops

Aging: The Human Process 
6 CE Hours

Aging: Policy and Economic Considerations 
9 CE Hours

Coping with Functional Loss and Environmental Changes 
6 CE Hours

Assessment of Older Adults 
6 CE Hours

Practical Case Management with Older Adult Clients 
3 CE Hours

Communicating with Older Adults 
3 CE Hours

Elective Webinars

In the Basic and Advanced Gerontology Certificates, 2 electives are required to complete each certificate. Electives can be selected from the (non-required) webinars in all Gerontology programs.


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