Ann Nolan Reese Penn Aging Certificate (PAC)

PAC Inspires. PAC Innovates. PAC Informs.

Earn an additional Certificate of Specialization in Geriatric Social Work along with your MSW degree. Through the Penn Aging Certificate (PAC) Program, you can be a social change agent and a leader in the significant field of gerontological social work.

“By combining clinical research and education with programmatic solutions, SP2 ensures that our graduates are equipped to redefine the possibilities for the clients they serve.”
– Ann Nolan Reese, CW’74, Sponsor of The Ann Nolan Reese Penn Aging Certificate (PAC) Program

Why a Career in Aging?

Why a Career in Aging?

Why a Career in Aging?

There is a documented need for 60,000-70,000 geriatric social workers by 2020, yet less than 10% of that projected number is now available.

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What is PAC?

What is PAC?

What is PAC?

The PAC Program affords students the chance to focus their training in the burgeoning field of aging.

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Curriculum

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Training & Special Programs

Training & Special Programs

Training & Special Programs

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Consortiums & Field Agencies

Consortiums & Field Agencies

Consortiums & Field Agencies

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Contact Information

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Application

Application

Application

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PAC Student Scholars

PAC Student Scholars

PAC Student Scholars

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PAC Graduates in the Field

PAC Graduates in the Field

PAC Graduates in the Field

Learn about some graduates' experiences related to PAC.

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Penn Resources on Aging

Penn Resources on Aging

Penn Resources on Aging

View Penn resources for gerontological social work.

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External Resources for Gero-Social Work

External Resources for Gero-Social Work

External Resources for Gero-Social Work

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