Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services
Description and Outcomes
The Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services is designed for individuals who wish to enter the field of gerontology with a basic foundation centered on working with the older adult population. Earning this certificate can help you secure your first position or assist with a potential promotion in the field. The curriculum will introduce and enhance basic skills as well as focus on some of the specific knowledge required of a human services professional who has a goal of working in elder care services.
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate program may be transferable to certain Purdue Global degree programs.
The Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services program consists of a minimum of 43 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate.
- Examine the impact aging has on society.
- Evaluate psychological theories to aid in developing ethical interventions.
- Assess client needs to determine appropriate interventions and/or services.
If you enroll in the Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services, you will have all course-level prerequisites waived.
|CM107||College Composition I||5|
|HN115||Human Services Program and Profession||5|
|HN205||Applied Skills for Human Services||5|
|HN220||Prevention and Crisis Intervention||5|
|HN330||Case Management in Human Services||6|
|HN360||The Aging Population and Society||6|
|HN365||Psychology of Aging||6|
|Total Major Requirements||43|