CSWE Gero-Ed Center

HPPAE Expands to Four New VA Sites

In partnership with the Veterans Health Administration, the Gero-Ed Center hosted successful Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE) orientations at four new VA sites in fall 2014. In 2015 these sites will be implementing HPPAE, a field-based educational model that prepares to students to work in a variety of geriatric settings.

New Webinar Recording Now Available

The Gero-Ed Center website now features a recording of the webinar How to Become a Certified Application Counselor (CAC): Opportunities for Social Workers, which highlights social workers’ contributions to ACA Marketplace enrollment efforts and covers how organizations and individuals can be trained as CACs. This webinar is part of an ongoing series on opportunities for social work under the ACA, and recordings and slides from all webinars in this series are available here.