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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Elder Care Transfer Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


The Elder Care Specialist certificate program provides a broad understanding of the aging processes and the programs and skills necessary to work in this diverse and expanding field. 

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


725

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinators:

Behavioral Health Counseling Area of Concentration (AOC) Coordinator:
Ted McCadden, D.Ed., LCADC
443-840-3783 or tmccadden@ccbcmd.edu

Human Services Generalist Area of Concentration (AOC) Coordinator:
Lisa Boone
443-840-4379 or lboone@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for This Program*


Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


The Elder Care Specialist certificate program provides a broad understanding of the aging processes and the programs and skills necessary to work in this diverse and expanding field.  

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this certificate, students will:

  1. utilize a variety of counseling skills and abilities to function effectively as counselors in a variety of settings;
  2. assess and document a client’s current status and apply basic therapeutic techniques;
  3. develop, prioritize, and implement a plan to address a client’s presenting problem;
  4. conduct themselves professionally and ethically as counselors in culturally-diverse settings; and,
  5. express themselves professionally, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of audiences, including clients, other professionals, and external monitoring agencies.

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