P&G Course: Aging and Public Health ($45, 3 CEUs)
This article-based course explores the public health perspective on aging. The public health network offers expertise in large-scale community health promotion and disease prevention programs. The social service practitioner can learn from the population-based approach of public health and the implications on the quality of life of older adults. Each of the articles in this course presents examples of public health interventions and research findings that offer a valuable perspective to the aging and social services network.
P&G Course: Nutrition and Older Adults ($45, 3 CEUs)
As the older adult population increases, so does the number of chronic health conditions. A crucial component of healthy aging is nutrition. By maintaining a healthy lifestyle, primarily through food consumption, older adults may be able to deter chronic conditions and illnesses. This article-based course discusses the important role that nutrition plays in the health and well being of older adults.
P&G Course: Technology Innovations and Aging ($45, 3 CEUs)
This article-based course provides background history and current information on the relationship between technology and older adults. Various issues related to technology and aging are addressed, including employment, the Internet, driving, health information, and e-learning. The course details the positive and negative implications of the rapid growth and change of technology as it impacts older adults, both current and future generations.
Visit The Institute for Geriatric Social Work at Boston University for details on how to register for these and 30 additional courses.
IGSW’s extensive course catalog features more than 30 accredited online courses in aging, as well as an Online Certificate in Aging. These online courses are:
* Self-paced (available 24/7)
* Affordable ($15 per CEU)
* Short (3 to 5 hours long)
IGSW is an approved continuing education provider of the
* Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners
* Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board
* Association of Social Work Boards
* California Board of Behavioral Sciences
* National Association of Social Workers
* Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage
* Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers
** It is the licensee’s responsibility, using his/her professional judgment, to determine the workshops that are applicable and appropriate to his/her professional development as a social worker. The continuing education guidelines may be found by clicking on this link.