Professional Designation (CPCA)
Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA)®
Clients, customers, and patients expect the professionals who serve them to remain at the top of their game. Your community are entrusting some of their most important life needs in the hands of these professionals, and need to know that this ‘Stewardship‘ is handled with the expertise and respect it deserves. Various careers in health care, finances, social and legal services have primary and on-going educational requirements. Professional expertise is very important, and many are now realizing that ‘technical expertise’ alone is no longer enough. Astute professionals recognize that they must now acquire a deeper understanding of the age related changes and issues impacting their clients as they go through significant life transitions. The Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA)® designation course provides an overview of the health, social, financial, and legal considerations that arise as we navigate our various life stages. To earn the CPCA designation. professionals must complete successfully 24 modules offered as part of the CPCA curriculum. There are core elements of the training that must be completed, as well as an opportunity to customize the learning experience with chosen electives. The curriculum topics cover the health, social, and financial aspects of aging, and CPCAs must agree to abide by a Code of Professional Responsibility. These modules are pre-approved for individual continuing education credits, and the 24 module designation course qualifies for 30 continuing education credits. To find out how you can become a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA)®, go to www.CPCACanada.com.