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Submitter's Information


Marie Boyd


Curriculum Chair


Inland Empire/Desert


Chaffey College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Joy Haerens

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Program Details

Program Title

Community Caregiver

Submission Type


TOPs Code

Gerontology (130900)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description
The Community Caregiver certificate prepares students for employment as a formal caregiver in a variety of settings, including residential care facilities, adult day care, and home care. The certificate also prepares students for informal caregiving of family members and other older adults. Community caregivers provide direct care to persons with chronic conditions, disabilities, and/or dementia and also to other individuals who need non-medical personal care including assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Enrollment Completer Projections
GERO A.S. 2014 - 7 2015 - 7 Certificate of Achievement 2014-2015 - 6 2015-2016 - 13 Completer Projections: 10

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 8 to fewer than 16 semester (or 12 to fewer than 24 quarter) units (B)
Program Goal
1. Explain how cultural ethnic, racial, gender, and social class diversity as well as disability and dementia affect aging. 2. Demonstrate the personal care and communication skills necessary for working in the patient's home, assisted living, independent living, and hospice environments. 3. Demonstrate appropriate skills to assist patients in attaining and maintaining independence.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative


Program Requirements
GERO11 Introduction to Gerontology 3 GERO22 Dying and Death 3 GERO400 Principles of Caregiving: Older Adults and Their Care 3 GERO404 Health and Wellness for Older Adults 3 GERO405 Resources and Services for Older Adults 2

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Submission Details

Published at

09/05/17 - 11:28 AM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  10/09/17

Received regional recommendation at 9-25-17 IE/DRC Deans Meeting.


Kristine Di Memmo   ·  10/09/17

Reviewed and approved.


Albert Maniaol   ·  09/24/17

Reviewed and approved by A. Maniaol - SBVC