Learning & Development Scholarships With support from our sponsors, ASA has been able to provide financial assistance to those who benefit from our educational programs but would not otherwise be able to participate. Scholarships are available for the following programs: Student Scholarship Fund | $2,000–$5,000 The ASA student scholarship fund offers students engaged in full-time study an opportunity to attend the Aging in America Conference. The fund is limited to those who are otherwise unable to attend due to financial constraints. Depending on the amount of sponsorship, scholarship funds can be used to cover conference registration, travel expenses and hotel accommodations, as well as a one-year membership. ASA/USC Online Gerontology Program | $500 each member participant; $750 each nonmember participant (includes ASA membership) ASA has joined forces with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to offer ASA members an opportunity to learn the fundamental concepts of gerontology as well as practical and theoretical perspectives to provide a broader understanding of older adults and aging. This program is presented in a convenient and flexible online format. Graduates receive a Certificate of Completion from USC as well as continuing education credit. Courses include: Fundamentals of Gerontology ASA Leadership Institute | $1,500 each participant* This curriculum is inspired by the philosophy that leaders influence the thinking of others to imagine a better future for aging organizations and the communities they serve. The cornerstone of this program is the onsite intensive learning experience held in conjunction with the Aging in America Conference. It includes lectures by recognized leaders in the field of aging, facilitated dialogues, extensive networking activities and more. The three-month leadership development program is complemented with additional online tools, web seminars, and an individualized assessment with guidance for creating a self-development leadership plan. Program components are carefully designed to prepare participants to be among the next generation of leaders in aging. Graduates of this program are better prepared to enhance their abilities to improve quality of life, health, safety and economic security for older adults, provided in culturally appropriate ways. Managing Health and Chronic Conditions in Older Adults Elder Mistreatment: Understanding Abuse and Neglect Elder Mistreatment: Prevention of Abuse and Neglect
“ASA’s Fundamentals of Gerontology was a great engaging. This course was a high value investment in my professio al d velopment.” Charlene E. Depner, PhD center for families, children & t e courts experience! The content was rich and engaging. This course was a high value investment in my professional development.” Charlene E. Depner PhD center for families, children & the courts “ASA’s online gerontology course was a great experience! The content was rich and
*Sponsorship support includes program tuition and an ASA annual membership for each supported participant.
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