Aging & Long-Term Care

At a glance

What: High-quality evidence-based classes, certificates, and conferences focused on keeping your professional knowledge, skills, and credentials up to date

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty

Certification: Programs meet multiple licensure requirements for continuing education. Check each program page for approved health educator hours.

Questions? Contact program coordinator Dr. Suzanna Waters-Castillo at or 608-263-3174


Upcoming classes/programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
Fri, Feb 9, 9am-3pm  •  $150
Fri, Mar 9, 9am-3pm  •  $150
Fri, Apr 6, 9am-3pm  •  $150
Fri, Apr 13, 9am-3pm  •  $150
Wed, May 9, 9am-3pm  •  $150
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $225
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $595
Professional certificates
Intensive training for working with older adults experiencing mental distress.

A 2-day institute advancing the understanding of geriatric mental illness.
Special programs
This new online course is the only one of its kind in the country. Build on your leadership skills and enrich your understanding in a variety of topics centered around geriatric mental health care. Anticipated start date of January 2017.

Independent-study course prepares you for the nursing home administration licensing exam. Available on CD.