INTRODUCTION TO INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMS
This course is an on-line, interactive experience based on the 13-year success of generations together intergenerational training program at the University of Pittsburgh. The on-line course is designed to help you develop the skills needed for success in the intergenerational field. Students read course materials, do on-line assignments, discuss the content with fellow students and instructors, and follow step-by-step procedures to complete the individual units. After you have completed the course, you will have a better understanding of skills needed to develop intergenerational programs and how to apply them and be able to: explain the rationale for intergenerational programs as a social intervention model. Formulate a design/plan for an intergenerational program. Develop a process to engage community support for intergenerational programming. Develop the basic skills to implement intergenerational program components. Recruit, train, and manage participants and staff in intergenerational programming. Evaluate an intergenerational program.