Welcome to the Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work Aging Academy Webpage. The Aging Academy was created to building geriatric competence among social work scholars. This webpage provides information about Aging Academy components.
Thank you for your interest in this important initiative.
Ellen Ryan, Ph.D.
Interim Director, School of Social Work
Florida Atlantic University
On February 13th, the School of Social Work presented a guest lecture by Dr. Nancy Hooyman in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Nursing about Aging Implications for the Workforce. She discussed how well we are preparing the workforce, specifically social workers, with the knowledge, skills and values to promote aging in a healthy manner across the life course. Dr. Hooyman holds the Hooyman Professorship of Gerontology and is dean emeritus at the University of Washington School of Social Work.
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