Students will gain generalized knowledge of Social Work to include specific coursework in the study of the social impact and methodology of working with aging populations. This certificate includes field experience in a social work internship.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Gerontological certificate program, students should be able to:
Develop a social history and assessment of client strengths and initial action plan
Apply social work values and ethics in the helping relationship, including sensitivity to issues of diversity, spirituality, and welfare policies
Implement case management plans, including linking clients to needed services