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Certificate Program

Interdisciplinary Aging, Public Health, and Palliative Care Certificate Program

Enhancing the Health and Social Services Workforce

 

Principal Sponsors

  • Collaborative for Palliative Care
  • Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center at the University of Rochester 
  • Westchester Public Private Partnership for Aging Services

Endorsed by

  • Calvary Hospital, Inc.
  • International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
  • LiveWell Institute

 

Program Description

This interdisciplinary workforce education and training certificate program provides generalist-level education in aging, public health and palliative care, including geriatrics and health policy and advocacy. The overarching framework of this virtual 2021 Spring course offering is public health, orienting the learning experience to the contexts and challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The course aims to build knowledge, capacity and generalist-level skills for those working in the aging, health and social services fields, and provides a foundational curriculum as well as elective concentrations in:

  • Humanistic Leadership, Service, and Activism
  • Aging, Health, Public Health Law and Policy, and Bioethical Issues
  • Geriatrics and Palliative Care
  • Community-based Services
  • Research to Shape Policy, Organizations, and Training

Certificate

Non-credit bearing and non-NYS DOE-approved program; certificate documents completion and satisfaction of educational requirements of the program with a concentration 

Goals

Educational, career advancement

Requirements

The course requires regular attendance, active participation in dialogues, and completion of a capstone project to earn the certificate. 

Pedagogical Modalities

  • Plenary lectures and panels: Common foundations
  • Discussions and participant presentations
  • Small groups: In-depth reading, break-out groups
  • Asynchronous individual mentoring (Oxford model): Individualized study and project development/execution

Eligible Participants

This program is recommended for all health care professionals, community-based workers, chaplains, and health care administrators from the US and internationally.

Spring 2021 Program Dates

  • Completion of the Certificate requires participation in THREE weekends, 12:30pm - 8:30pm ET each day
  • March 19, 20, 21; April 23, 24, 25; June 4, 5, 6

Cost

  • $100 per person per weekend
  • $260 all sessions

Platform

  • Online via Zoom Meeting
  • If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, practice sessions can be arranged

 

Pre-registration Survey: https://is.gd/IAPHPC_PreRegistration

 

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