Certificate & Course Categories

Learners can swap an online course or certificate within the same category prior to enrollment with supervisor approval.


Category A – Certificate Programs

All CADER certificate programs are interchangeable. Certificates range in length but have the same cost ($175).

  • ADRC Options Counseling Certificate, 21 CE credit hours
  • Behavioral Health Certificate, 19 CE credit hours
  • Ethics, Legal Principles, and Key Practice Areas Certificate, 17.5 CE credit hours
  • Foundations in Aging & Disabilities Certificate, 22 CE credit hours
  • Interdisciplinary Teams and Healthcare Certificate, 16 CE credit hours
  • Person-Centered Case Management Certificate, 24 CE credit hours
  • Residential Housing and Community Living Certificate, 22 CE credit hours
  • Supervision and Leadership Certificate, 15.5 CE credit hours

Click here to learn more about CADER Certificate programs.


Category B – Online Courses

Courses in this category cost $120 per learner and will take about 6 hours to complete.

  • Core Issues in Aging & Disability

Category C – Online Courses

Courses in this category cost $80 per learner and will take about 4 hours to complete.

  • A Guide to the Aging and Disability Networks
  • Aging in Community
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
  • Assessment with Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities
  • Care Transitions
  • Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
  • End-of-Life Issues
  • Mental Health and Aging Issues
  • Mental Health Training in Options Counseling
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • Substance Use among Older Adults
  • Suicide Prevention among Older Adults
  • Supervision for Effective Practice with Older Adults
  • Understanding Consumer Control, Person-Centered Planning, and Self-Direction
  • Working with Informal Caregivers

Category D – Online Courses

Courses in this category cost $60 per learner and will take about 3 hours to complete.

  • A Foundation in Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving
  • Common Sense Management for Caring Organizations
  • Driving Transitions with Older Adults
  • Hoarding Disorder in Older Adults
  • Interdisciplinary Care Teams
  • Legal Principles & Decision Making
  • Mental Wellness and Resilience among Older Immigrants and Refugees

Category E – Online Courses

Courses in this category cost $40 per learner and will take about 2 hours to complete.

  • Care Management Practice
  • Managing Medications During Care Transitions
  • Participant Direction in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Suicide Prevention among Older Immigrants and Refugee Populations
  • Volunteer Engagement in the Aging Network

Click here to learn more about CADER stand-alone courses.