CADER/NCOA Certificate Program FAQs
Who is eligible to participate in the NCOA/CADER Certificate Program Initiative?
NCOA partnered with CADER to offer the Behavioral Health Certificate Program to the member Councils on Aging and Senior Centers.
What certificate program is approved for registration?
The certificate program that is part of this initiative is:
Is there a deadline to register for the CADER/NCOA Behavioral Health Certificate Program?
No. Registration and course completion is self-paced and on-demand.
Is there a deadline to complete the CADER/NCOA Behavioral Health Certificate Program?
All enrolled learners will have one year from enrollment to complete this 19-hour certificate program.
Do the courses carry continuing education credits (CEs)?
Yes. The Behavioral Health in Aging Certificate Program carries social work and nursing CEs. For more information, please visit: Continuing Education Information page
Is there a cost for the CADER/NCOA Behavioral Health Certificate Program?
Yes. The reduced per learner cost for the CADER/NCOA Behavioral Health Certificate Program is $200. Learners will be prompted to pay during the registration process. Agencies looking to register several staff can contact email@example.com and request a group invoice.
Are scholarships available?
Yes. A limited number of scholarships are available. Click here to learn more about the application process.
Can I transfer CADER online course credit?
No. CADER courses were recently updated and we strongly recommend taking the newer version of the online courses to get access to the updated content.