Gerontology Fieldwork

Examine the scope, values, and principles of the gerontology profession. Coursework introduces the typical roles and duties of aging services professionals. Students assess their own motivations, attitudes, and interests. In addition to the regular classroom hours, observation and fieldwork in a community-based setting working with older adults is required. Students must complete or have on file current, valid Background Information Disclosure (BID) and Caregiver Background Check (Wisconsin and/or Minnesota) forms, as part of this course. PREREQUISITE: 10544108 Developing the Gerontology Professional, 10544112 Ethics in Human Services and COREQUISITES: Successful completion or co-enrollment in all other core program courses.

Pre-Requisites
Ethics in Human Services
Developing the Gerontology Professional
Classes
  • Gerontology Fieldwork (61762)
    ITV
    New Richmond
    8/29/2019 - 12/20/2019
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 8/29/2019 - 8/29/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 9/12/2019 - 9/12/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 9/26/2019 - 9/26/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 8:20 PM
    Dates: 10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 11/7/2019 - 11/7/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 12/12/2019 - 12/12/2019
    Facility: 1315 Human Services New Richmo
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Fri: 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
    Dates: 8/30/2019 - 12/20/2019
    Facility: New Richmond Clinical Site
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Tuition: $441.75
    Status: Full
    Seats Available: N/A
    Essential Class Information: This class is offered using WITC's Interactive Television (ITV) network. In an ITV class, your inst ...
  • Gerontology Fieldwork (61760)
    ITV
    Superior
    8/29/2019 - 12/20/2019
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 8/29/2019 - 8/29/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 9/12/2019 - 9/12/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 9/26/2019 - 9/26/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 11/7/2019 - 11/7/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Thurs: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Dates: 12/12/2019 - 12/12/2019
    Facility: 113 ECE Superior
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Days & Times: Fri: 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
    Dates: 8/30/2019 - 12/20/2019
    Facility: Superior Clinical Site
    Instructor: Jennifer Ellis
    Tuition: $441.75
    Status: Full
    Seats Available: N/A
    Essential Class Information: This class is offered using WITC's Interactive Television (ITV) network. In an ITV class, your inst ...

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