It’s that time of year again! Time to register for spring and summer courses at Huntington University. Below is a list of upcoming course offerings for students in the Gerontology Program. Registration is now open on WebAdvisor .
Counselling Older Adults – Register Today! Course Code: GERO 3106 E12 Professor: Trudy Medcalf
Start Date: May 6, 2019
The course provides approaches to gerontological counselling. The focus is on the Canadian context enriched by considerations of other cultural perspectives and worldviews. Topics include the counsellor role and the counselling process, the major theoretical orientations used in counselling older adults, and the development of counselling skills.
Pre req: 18 university credits (3 cr)
Ethical Issues and the Elderly – Register Today! Course Code: GERO 3337 E12 Professor: Heather Westaway Start Date: May 6, 2019
This course explores issues for the elderly such as the adequacy of healthcare, financial security and protection from various forms of abuse. It focuses on justice issues and explores quality of life concerns.
Students may not retain credits for both RLST 3327 and GERO 3337 (3 cr)
Special Topics in Gerontology – Frailty – Register Today! Course Code: GERO 3806 E01 Professor: Arro Barry Dates: May 6 – 10, 2019 Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Type: On Campus (room HU-SC)
Over the week, the concept of frailty will be explored from several perspectives:
the theory/research behind the concept,
the utility of the concept in gerontology practice,
critical consideration of the concept from a strength perspective, cultural and structural assumptions, and policy.
Special Topics in Gerontology– Older Workers: Adaptations and Accomodationsto Illness and Injury – Register Today! Course Code: GERO 3806 E02 Professor: Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia Summer: August 26 – 30, 2019 Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Type: On Campus (room HU-SC)
This course introduces the topic of work and older adults. Learners will gain insight about older adults in the Canadian labour market through various pedagogical activities. Using clinical cases, students will gain insight on how to engage with stakeholders to develop return to work plans for older adult workers with a variety of illnesses or injuries in various organizational contexts, including both union and non-union settings. Learners will apply concepts and strategies from conflict resolution and problem-solving to learn to build collaborative relationships with all parties to facilitate early and timely return to work for employees following a leave of absence. Emphasis will be placed on the health and functioning of older adults through a biopsychosocial lens.
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