Course: Working with Older Adults in Cooperative Extension

This self-paced, asynchronous professional development module is designed for Cooperative Extension professionals who are working alongside older adults. Modules will prepare professionals working in a variety of expertise areas to better understand adult development, ageism, critical issues facing older adults, and best practices for working with the older adult population. Learners will also have the opportunity to choose elective modules relevant to their personal and/or professional interests. Ultimately, this will develop fundamental skills among Cooperative Extension professionals to better serve the nation's fastest growing segment of the population.

Learners will receive approximately 2 hours of Ted-talk style lectures from experts in the field. Self-guided study, such as additional readings, podcasts, and videos will supplement their learning. Each module will be followed with an ungraded proficiency assessment, and a cumulative proficiency assessment must be passed with a score of 70% or greater at the conclusion of the modules in order to receive the Microcredential.

 Course Details:

Schedule: Self-paced asynchronous professional development.
January 1 - December 31, 2024
Free Registration : $0.00

Additional Information:

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Refunds are not available for this program