Sample Course Outlines
GERO 560 Community Resources for Older Adults
Leadership/managerial community based learning required. Review needs of older persons in the community and evaluate the continuum of long-term care resources available, service gaps, program models, and funding mechanisms.
GERO 630 Intervention Strategies for Older Adults
Analyze major intervention strategies and techniques for utilization with older adults. Emphasizes individual, group and paraprofessional systems. Classroom practice of actual treatment techniques.
GERO 635 Social Policies of Aging
Traces history and current status of major policies that benefit elderly. Reviews legislation, levels of policy-making and policy concerns of older population. Includes recent policy changes and policy directions.