Who is the Certificate in Dementia and Cognitive Health for?

This training was developed for front-line health care workers who want to develop expertise associated with neurodegenerative disorders and to maximize the active offer of care in French.  Whether, you have training in nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and/or another discipline that requires you to work with seniors in a medical or long-term care setting, this program is for you.

These courses will also be available to 4th year students enrolled in a bachelor’s program at York University.

How is the program structured?

The certificate program is comprised of 3 courses that will be offered through Glendon’s online learning platform. Each course contains approximately 40 hours of coursework with learning primarily conducted asynchronously. It is recommended that the courses are completed in the order presented below:

1) Cognitive Health and Neurodegenerative Disorders

2) Brain and Behaviour

3) Cognitive Health and Prevention of Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Complete Approach

More information can be found on Glendon College’s National Consortium for French-language Training in Healthcare webpage at https://cnfs.glendon.yorku.ca/certificat/.

Schedule

1) Cognitive Health and Neurodegenerative Disorders

  • September 21 – November 23 

2) Brain and Behaviour: An Introduction to Neuroscience

  • January 20 – March 24

3) Cognitive Health and Prevention of Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Complete Approach

  • Winter 2021, dates TBA

Fees

$350.00 per course. Financial support may be available through the National Consortium for French-language Training in Healthcare.