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Gerontologia

Langara College
Visão geral do programa
2 anos
Curso de treinamento Vocacional
Scholarships available
English
As datas de início
Vancouver
setembro 2022

Vancouver
setembro 2023

Vancouver
setembro 2024

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Gerontology

Looking for a meaningful career? Do you care about older adults in your life and community? If so, then you want to be part of the dynamic and growing field of gerontology.

This interdisciplinary program is your gateway to a career in the health and social service sector as a Social Service Worker providing a range of services ;in the community for older adults and their families.

Combining theory with practice, you will gain specialized knowledge and skills to work with individuals, families, and communities to promote health and resilience throughout the aging process. This program prepares you for employment in the field of gerontology within a wide range of service settings such as: health and wellness, education, recreation, community support, advocacy, residential and palliative care. The gerontology service sector has expressed resounding support for the program and hiring graduates in the future.

Para mais informações sobre Gerontologia, por favor, envie uma solicitação de informações abaixo e a escola irá contactá-lo com mais informações.

Requisitos de Admissão

  • Candidatos domésticos:; Graduação da 12ª série BC (ou equivalente) ou 19 anos de idade ou mais
  • Candidatos internacionais:; Graduação BC Grau 12 (ou equivalente)

Para obter mais informações sobre os requisitos de admissão, visite o site da faculdade.


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Conteúdo do programa

Term one

  • Gerontology I: Introduction to Gerontology
  • Helping Relationships with Older Adults I: Practical Skills
  • Human Biology of Aging
  • Introduction to Biological, Cognitive, and Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Essay Writing and Short Prose Selections
  • Short Prose Selections and Composition

Term two

  • Gerontology II: Understanding Aging Today
  • Helping Relationships with Older Adults II: Practical Skills
  • Social Policy and Aging
  • Special Topics in Aging I
  • Introduction to Social, Personality, and Abnormal Psychology
  • Modern Novel, Poetry, and Drama
  • Modern Novel, Poetry, and Film

Term three

  • Older Adults, Mental Health, and Addictions
  • Aging and Intersectionality
  • Practicum I
  • Special Topics in Aging II
  • Age-Related Conditions and Interventions
  • Developmental Psychology (Adulthood and Aging)

Term four

  • Advanced Practice with Older Adults
  • Death and Dying
  • Community-Based Practice with Older Adults
  • Practicum II
  • Recreation & Aging

Bolsas de estudo e financiamento

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information

Propinas

Please visit the website for information about tuition fees

Grau

Credencial: Diploma

Oportunidades de carreira

Social and Community Service Workers are listed as one of the high opportunity occupations with 11,020 job openings in British Columbia from 2019 to 2029 (Good Jobs for Today and Tomorrow, British Columbia, 2020).

As Canada’s baby boomer population ages, the community-based older adult service sector is also growing. This is a dynamic and exciting field with tremendous career opportunities for people who have a passion for working with older persons.

Careers in Gerontology

There are a lot of career opportunities in Gerontology. You can apply your skills in business, cooking, botany, crafts, and exercise among others, to a fulfilling career working with older adults.

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Langara College

Langara College

Localizado em Vancouver, BC, Canadá, o Langara College começou em 1965 como parte do Vancouver Community College e, em 1970, abriu seu campus na West 49th Avenue. Em 1o de abril de 1994, o Langara College foi estabelecido como um...


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Langara College

100 West 49th Avenue
V5Y 2Z6 Vancouver British Columbia
Canada

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langara.ca

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