OU offers course on gerontological counseling and aging
Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services is offering “Gerontological Counseling,” a course designed to provide specialized knowledge and skills for working with older adults. Classes take place from 6-9:20 p.m. starting Monday, Jan. 11, and continuing through Monday, April 19, at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.
Key topics include final life-cycle stage and life review, changing family systems; the aging mind; spirituality; multi-cultural issues, illness and dependency; retirement; advocacy and resources.
Elyce A. Cron, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling at Oakland University, will lead the course. Cron was recipient of the Michigan Counseling Association's Distinguished Professional Service Award in 2006. She is a former president of the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association, the Michigan Association for Marriage and Family Counseling and Michigan Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
The cost is $875 if enrolled for non-credit, continuing education units. There also is an option to earn graduate credit. Registration and a course preview are available at www.oakland.edu/age. For more information, contact Professional Development at (248) 370-3033 or e-mail to email@example.com.
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The course, which runs through Monday, April 19, is designed to provide specialized knowledge and skills for working with older adults.
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