By the end of this course, you will have become familiar with the background of immigration in the United States, and how it impacts older adults. It will help you identify the stressors and barriers faced by older immigrants and refugees as well as understand the strengths and resources found in immigrant and refugees’ communities. You will also explore your own cultural attitudes and beliefs and how they may affect your work with immigrants and refugees.
Note: This course is also accredited by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Nursing Education to provide 3 CNE and CME credit hours. It can also be taken as part of our Behavioral Health in Aging Certificate which provides 19 CNE and CME credit hours.
*You may register for this course individually or as part of a certificate program.
“I really enjoyed this coarse, it has made me more mindful of the struggles a refugee has when coming to America.”
- Describe the background of immigration in the U.S. and how it is changing in the 21st century.
- Define resilience.
- Identify the stressors and barriers faced by immigrants and refugees.
- Identify the strengths and resources in immigrants and immigrant communities that build resilience.
- Discuss your own cultural attitudes and beliefs and how they may affect your work with immigrants and refugees.
- Pre-course Competency Assessment
- Section I: Course Overview
- Section II: Background and Scope
- Section III: Adversity and Resiliency in the Immigrant and Refugees Populations
- Section IV: Your Role
- Section V: Course Resources
- Course Quiz
- Post-course Competency Evaluation
- Certificate of Completion
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All online courses are self-paced and are designed as reading-based and include interactive multimedia components including simulations, video, audio, and discussion boards.