Ageing Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Ageing




Total 168 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia
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This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

To achieve this qualification the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency (achieved via placement).

Qualifications and Recognition
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Ageing Support.
Career Opportunities
Aged Care Worker
Care Service Team Leader
Care Supervisor

Opportunities for Further Study

Pathways for graduates from this course - Diploma of Nursing

Adult Development - Middle Age and Aging

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
  V

This course introduces students to physical, cognitive, and social developmental processes and issues pertaining to middle age and later adulthood. A theoretical and scientific approach is taken to understand the typical developmental changes that occur during the aging process. Because cultural, historical, and social contexts influence adult development and aging, these influencing factors will be covered and it will be emphasized that aging processes and issues vary greatly for individuals. As an online course, it is reading intensive and challenges students to learn independently. Given HDFS is a technical writing major, there is a strong emphasis on effective writing in accordance to APA guidelines.

Successful Aging: Role of Physical Activity

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

This course looks at the biology and physiology of healthy aging. It stresses the impact of disease and physical activity on the aging processes.

Aging & Mental Health (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Prepares mental health practitioners and clinicians for specialized practice with older clients and their families. Course work examines the assessment and treatment of mental illnesses and conditions as they manifest themselves in an aging population. Students develop the knowledge and skills for working with older adults and their families using the most current mental health assessment protocols and mental health interventions. Target audience: human service professionals/clinicians with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. To earn this Certificate, students must take:

Required courses (14 units):
###905 Introduction to Gerontology &, Normative Aging (5 units)
###910A Social and Psychopathologies of Aging (5 units)
###500MH Clients With Mental Illness (4 units)

Other Electives (16 units):
##The remaining 16 units may be taken from the full range of course offerings. A minimum of 6 elective units should be Mental Health (MH) labeled courses.

Aging (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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A Certificate in Aging provides the opportunity for health practitioners and clinicians to engage in a wide spectrum of courses in order to broaden their knowledge and skills in the field of gerontology and become better able to provide services and support for the geriatric population. Target audience: health practitioners and clinicians holding a bachelor’s degree or higher who are interested in or working in the field of aging. To earn this Certificate, students must take:

Required courses (14 units):
###905 Introduction to Gerontology &, Normative Aging (5 units)
###910A Social and Psychopathologies of Aging (5 units)
###500MH Clients With Mental Illness (4 units)

Electives (16 units):
##The remaining 16 units are taken as electives from the entire range of course offerings.

Integrative Medicine: Healthy Aging & Longevity

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Yo San University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States
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The two year doctoral clinical specialty program integrates advanced Western and Eastern approaches for the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and re-balancing of prematurely accelerated or age-related dysfunctions, disorders, and diseases. Students learn the appropriate care for patients with age related conditions including hormonal imbalances, diabetes, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, stroke, dementia and cancer. Students also complete original research in these areas. Program features include: Case-base learning, Advanced herbal formula writing, Practical demonstrations of myofascial, acupuncture, tuina, gi-gong and more, Physical exams for specific conditions, collaboration with other health care professionals, evidence-based practice and research methods.

Physiology of Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Wilbur Wright College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

An exploration of the basic changes that occur in the physical make-up of men and women as a result of the aging process. Discussion will include the causes and effects of disease and debility, as well as health assessment measures, health care options and health maintenance strategies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Adult Development And Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Wilbur Wright College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States
  V

Introduction to psychological problems, issues, facts, and theories relating to later adulthood and old age, societal values and institutions, socio-economic variables, biological and psychological changes, perception, cognition, psychosocial development, personality factors, sexuality and relationships, work and skill issues, adjustment and coping, psychopathology, and therapeutic intervention. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Healthy Aging

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Texas Southern University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Studies show that aging does not inevitably lead to diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, or dementia. Studies also show that there is no one chronological timetable of human again, we all age differently. This course will examine how supporting healthy aging can prevent or delay the onset of diseases disproportionately affecting older adults.

After the completion of this course you should be able to:
•Identify reasons why the study of aging is important.
•Identify aspects of normal aging.
•Identify the links between aging and disease.
•Identify the rolls activity, weight and diet play in aging.
•Identify ways to stay healthy over fifty.

Aging & Society

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Texas Southern University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Aging &, Society introduces you to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps you understand seniors and know how to work with them. This course combines sound academics with an empathetic view of the lives of older people. Our Aging &, Society Course will help students understand the complex issues of social gerontology and aging by using a life course perspective that views aging as an unfolding and dynamic process. We will combine a conceptual/theoretical and practical focus that will enable students both to understand the aging process and to make connections between social definitions of age and their own present and future lives.

Aging &, Society Module 1
The Field of Social Gerontology
•The Social Construction of Age
•Myths and Beliefs About Aging
•Age as a Classification Tool
•Social Hierarchies
•The Origins of Gerontology
•The Emergence of Gerontology as a Scientific Field
•Career Opportunities in Gerontology
•Surveys and Observations in Social Gerontology Research

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Exercise and Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Temple University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States

This course offers a study of the potential influence of exercise on the aging process. The scientific principles that govern aging processes and the influences of exercise on these processes are reviewed as well as the development of exercise programs for geriatric populations.

Adult Development and Aging (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Rio Salado College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tempe, United States
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adult Development and Aging is designed to prepare individuals to enter the family life education, human development, or child and family organizations field at the paraprofessional level. Students at a paraprofessional level may seek employment opportunities in adult day care centers, crisis intervention programs, group and halfway houses, hospice care, senior citizen centers, social service agencies (both private and State/local government), facilities for the disabled and developmentally challenged individuals, community mental health clinics, psychiatric facilities, shelters and other child and family, community-based organizations.

Aging

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Indiana Tech
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Evansville, Fort Wayne, Huntington, Indianapolis, Jeffersonville, Louisville, Plainfield, Warsaw, United States

Introduction to the process of aging, directed study in biological, Psychological, and social factors affecting the elderly.

Aging and Saging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Island College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, Canada
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How does one age in meaningful ways? How does one break out of the box in which our culture tends to marginalize seniors. Rabbi Zalman Schacter-Shalomi&,#146,s book &,quot,From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older&,quot, sets out a path of wisdom for the elder third of life. In 6 one and a half hour sessions we will explore through discussion some of his life-enhancing potentialities of aging.

Physiology of Aging and Exercise Adaptions (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Douglas College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Westminster, Canada
  V

Fitness isn’t just for youngsters! Aging is a process of human development that happens to all of us. Physical changes are inevitable. This course will explore the current students on the physiological, psychological and social changes, associated with aging. How these physical changes affect our health, flexibility, muscles, core stability, cardiorespiratory and body composition in the aging adult, will be discussed in detail. Fitness professionals needing to learn safe and simple tools for adapting their programs for mature clients and participants.

Practical tests will be provided to assist the leader in designing safe and individualized programs.

This course is recommended for the fitness professionals who work closely with the adult aging population (ages 45-75), or for anyone interested in the latest in aging for their own personal growth.

In-class assignments and lecture notes will be provided.

Approved for 18 BCRPA credits. BCRPA will recognize this course as Third Age Specialty.

Adulthood and Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Camosun College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Victoria, Canada

This course provides a critical overview of research and theories examining biological, psychological, and social-emotional processes, changes, and adjustments during adulthood and aging. Topics include research methods, adult life events and transitions, biological, cognitive, social-emotional processes, as well as sources of stress, psychopathology, and death.

Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: St. Clair College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Windsor, Canada
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This course will examine the later period of the adult lifespan stressing the interaction of psychological, socio-cultural, and biological aspects of human aging and development. Emphasis is placed on examining the myths and misconceptions we have in our society concerning aging. General topics of this course will include: demographics, theories of aging and development, physiological, cognitive, emotional and social processes and issues affecting aging, and selected problems and transitions associated with the late adulthood lifestage.

Sociology of Aging

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Suffolk University College of Arts & Sciences
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Boston, United States

Consideration of the physiological, psychological and social factors associated with the aging process. Contemporary American values toward the elderly are compared and contrasted with historical and cross-cultural studies. Current opportunities and techniques enabling the elderly to enrich and expand their societal roles are explored.

Healthy Adult Aging

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Sault College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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This course examines the normal physiological, psychological, social and spiritual changes affecting aging adults using the Holistic Approach to wellness. Normal physiological and anatomical changes, as well as the dysfunctional effects of common health problems will be examined. The process of normal psychological and social aging will be addressed as well as abnormal factors such as cognitive decline. Additional topics will include spirituality, changing requirements for physical activity, and health promotion measures. Students will learn common medical terminology and charting techniques related to aging clients.

Healthy Adult Aging

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Centennial College School of Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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This course examines the normal physiological, psychological, social and spiritual changes affecting aging adults using the holistic approach to wellness. Normal physiological and anatomical changes, as well as the dysfunctional effects of common health problems will be examined. The process of normal psychological and social aging will be addressed as well as abnormal factors such as cognitive decline. Additional topics will include spirituality, changing requirements for physical activity, and health promotion measures. You will learn common medical terminology and charting techniques related to aging clients.

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