Careers in Health


Careers in Health Offered at College of Health and Allied Development

  • Bachelor of science level Registered Nurse
  • Nursing assistants
  • Home Health Aides
  • Biomedical Research Associate
  • Biomedical technologist
  • Pharmaceutical research associate
  • Biological research associate
  • Case management assistant
  • Psychology assistant
  • Aging Care worker
  • Community Health Worker (Public health assistant)
  • Addiction counsellor
  • Recovery coach




Aging Specialist Assistant

Social and Human Services – Aging (AS) degree program is designed to prepare the student for position as human service practitioners/professionals to work with the aging population in environments such as government agencies, private agencies, short and long-term acute care facilities, nursing homes, community-based, residential, group home, and other environments that provides care and services to the aging population. Course content includes human growth and development, case management, assessment, and supervised fieldwork experiences.

An important part of the program at the College of Health and Allied Development is the supervised field work experience that the student receives in an agency, organization, or program of his/her choice.

Upon completion of the Social and Human Services – Aging (AS) degree program graduates will:

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge and understanding of the human services delivery system and human services occupations.
  • Apply effective written and verbal communication.
  • Apply knowledge of wellness and disease concepts to real life situations.
  • Utilize information technology applications in human services.
  • Understand the importance of legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in client assessment and evaluation.
  • Apply case management skills in real life situations.
  • Compare client intervention strategies and skills.
  • Display a general understanding of the psychological, physical, and social aspects of the aging process.
  • Examine how factors such as health, finances, and social roles influence familial role changes and independence.
  • Display an understanding of the prevention, recognition, and reporting of elder abuse and neglect.
  • Demonstrate effective assessment and referral techniques in working with the elderly.

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College of Health and Allied Development is the only school in Palm Beach County offering efficient Non-traditional College programs that prepare students for careers in-demand areas such as such as Nursing, Case Management, Psychology, Clinical Research, Public Health, addiction rehabilitation, and recovery.