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Additional Learning Opportunities

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As part of the Education area of our mission, we recommend learning opportunities both on campus and outside of UMass Dartmouth.


Recommended Workshops or Courses at UMass Dartmouth:

 AGHE Careers in Aging Week 2014April 6th - 12th is Careers in Aging week:

"Careers in Aging & Health: Consider the Possibilities"
Careers in Aging & Health Panel Discussion
Monday, April 7th from 10:00 11:30
Library Grand Reading Room

Join us to learn more about career opportunities and recommended academic training from professionals in the field of Aging & Health:

  • Peter Ward, M.D., Saint Anne's Hospital, Hudner Oncology Center
  • Ted Powers, PhD, Director UMass Dartmouth Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology
  • Bev Reed, MSW, LICSW, Medical Social Worker, Community Nurse and Hospice Care
  • Paulette Masse, MHSA, CMC, LSW, Professional Care Manager, Care Partnering
  • Paula Walsh, MSN, RN, Lecturer in Community Health, UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing

UMass Dartmouth was 1 of 18 regional and doctoral research institutions to receive competitive funding from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) to host Careers in Aging Week this year. Other recipients included Penn State and The University of Washington.

Recommended Workshops or Courses (not affiliated with UMass Dartmouth) yet relevant to Aging:

  • American Psychological Association Division 20 (Adult Develpoment and Aging) Webinar “Grant Writing is a Competition and a Beauty Contest: Basic Steps Toward Becoming More Competitive and More Satisfied as a Grant Applicant.”  The presenter will be Dr. Jeffrey W. Elias, Ph.D., Director/Manager of Grants Facilitation in the Office of Research in the UC Davis School of Medicine. The webinar will be Monday February 3rd at 1:00 p.m. To register, email: TUPH.Research@gmail.com

  • Institute for the Ages International Conference on Positive Aging:  “Aging Transcends: The Voice of Innovation and Community” on February 9th-12th 2014 in Sarasota, Florida (info here)

  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) 40th Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference
    Taking Education Quality to New Heights” on February 27th - March 2nd 2014 in Denver, CO (info here)

  • American Society on Aging (ASA) Annual Conference: “Aging in America” on March 11th-15th in San Diego, CA (info here)

  • The Charles River Association for Memory Spring 2014 Meeting: Topic – Frontotemporal interactions in Memory
    Boston University Center for Memory and Brain, Boston, MA (March 26th info here)

    If interested in general information or a balanced gerontological course program, guidelines are available from the
    Association for Higher Education in Gerontology (AGHE), the Educational Unit of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA).