Direct Care Workers - Specialty Skills in Elder Care Certificate
The certificate for Direct Care Workers - Specialty Skills in Elder Care is designed
to enhance clinical skills of direct care providers in long term care facilities,
including front line workers, receptionists, and recreation facilitators. It targets
specialty areas in elder care and gives an overview of health care systems and administration.
It also provides an avenue for health care providers to move into supervisory positions
and/or to further their education towards advanced degrees.
|Health Care Systems & Administration
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete a certificate for Direct Care Workers - Specialty Skills in
Elder Care should be able to:
- Explain the bio-psychosocial disease process of addiction and critically compare it
to the moral model of addiction.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of the members of the rehabilitation team.
- Discuss mental health issues problems associated with an aging society.
- To analyze and describe the healthcare organization and operation.
Grades of C or higher must be earned in each certificate course.
Apply online using our Certificate Application Form.
To register for courses, go to Course Search and search under the subject "Health Studies" and "Health Care Administration".
Certificate programs are designed for adults who are interested in learning a specific
set of skills and gaining knowledge in a certain area, but may not want to earn a
degree. Credits earned may be applied toward a Charter Oak associate or baccalaureate