Category: Aging and Gerontology

New Grant for BUSSW’s CADER Expands State-of-the-Art Behavioral Health Training for Professionals Who Work with Older Adults

Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) expands training and evaluation initiatives across the country with the help of a new grant. The one-year, $115,000 grant from The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) focuses on workforce training for senior center staff in Florida and Illinois, enabling CADER […]

CADER Launches Two-Year Clergy Training Program Responding to Older Adult Mental Health Needs

On March 21, the Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research (CADER) officially launched a two-year grant-funded program aimed at building the capacity of clergy to address the behavioral health needs of older adults by developing a training program for diverse faith-based leaders throughout Massachusetts. This program, funded by the MA Department of Public […]

Center for Aging & Disability Education and Research to Participate in PCORI Grant; Partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital

BUSSW’s Center for Aging & Disability Education and Research (CADER) will work in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital on a three-year, $1.9 million PCORI grant.  The grant focuses on “Acute Community Care to Avoid Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits,” and examines a new Massachusetts acute community care program–a collaboration between the EasCare ambulance service provider and […]