Foundation To Aging Certificate Program
Earn Your Professional Certificate of Completion in Aging from the Center for Aging Research at the UNF Brooks College of Health
It takes a special person to work with the senior population – it requires more compassion and knowledge of the latest science and techniques. Now, there’s a way to channel your special abilities with seniors into a specialization that will not only enhance your relationships with your clients, but also elevate your career.
Whether you’re a nurse, CNA, professional caregiver, social worker, attorney, paralegal, financial planner, care manager, or work in a hospital setting, you can obtain continuing education units (CEUs) and earn a Certificate of Completion in Aging. Best of all, with this new program brought to you by leaders in the industry, you can do so virtually – at your own pace and at an affordable price.
Enhance Your Education on Your Own Timeline
The Foundation to Aging Certificate Program offers an array of courses that can be taken separately to meet continuing education unit requirements. You can also have the exciting option of combining core and elective courses to earn a certificate that showcases your commitment to and competence with the aging population.
The Foundation to Aging Certificate Program includes a series of online courses ideal for professionals and paraprofessionals, including but not limited to:
- Nursing Home Administrators
- Occupational Therapy
- Respiratory Care
- Clinical Social Work
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- Mental Health Counseling
The Foundation to Aging Certificate Program consists of five core courses and three elective courses. To earn your Certificate, create a combination most meaningful to your work by selecting from the courses below.
Required Core Courses:
Age Sensitivity Training
LGBTQ Elder Cultural Competency
Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention
Introduction to Aging Network
Electives: (choose three)
Mental Health and Aging
Nutrition and Older Adults
Physiology of Aging
The certificate program bundle for elderly training, consisting of an 8 course bundle, all for $520.
There are 5 required courses for the training and they are:
- Age Sensitivity Training
- LGBTQ Elder Cultural Competency
- Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention
- Introduction to Aging Network
In addition to those, you choose 3 additional courses to take as the remaining part of the 8 course bundle.
If you are interested in purchasing courses individually for $75 each, please contact Linda.Levin@myeldersource.org