Certificate Program: OASW Certificate in Advanced Social Work with Older Adults

Demographics don't lie. Working with older adults is a new reality for Social Workers. OASW proudly presents the online certificate program, Advanced Social Work Practice with Older Adults, designed to expand existing social work knowledge and skills to address the needs of this growing population:

Begins January 30, 2017
Ends May 14, 2017
Deadline to Register: January 20, 2017


**Special "Join and Learn" price of $600 for RSWs who register for the program. 


Introduction Module: 
The purpose is to introduce the participants to the online platform and for participants to introduce themselves to each other.  The introductions will also be available to the facilitators.
Monday, January 30 - Sunday, February 5, 2017

Module 1: Normal Aging & Geriatric Syndromes/Conditions
Adriana Shnall, PhD, RSW 
Monday, February 6 - Sunday, February 19, 2017

Module 2: Geriatric Assessment & Screening Tools
Joyce Hamelin, MSW, RSW 
Monday, February 20 - Sunday, March 5, 2017

Module 3: Policy & Macro Perspectives
Julie Foley, MSW, RSW
Monday, March 6 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Module 4: Mental Health & Practice Implications 
Colleen McMillan, MSW, PhD, RSW
Monday, March 20 - Sunday April 2, 2017

Module 5: Ethics & Care
Linda Wright MHSc, MSW, RSW
Monday, April 3 - Sunday, April 16, 2017

Module 6: Pharmacology
Rita Dhami, BScPhm, Pharm.D, RPh & 
Colleen McMillan, MSW, PhD, RSW
Monday, April 17 - Sunday, April 30, 2017

Completion of all modules by Sunday, May 14, 2017

Program Director
Ellen Sue Mesbur, MSW, EdD