Gerontology Workshop Series

The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute provides high quality education to students and professionals, empowering them to positively impact the lives of older people.

Fall 2016, the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to welcome:

44th Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York
Changing the Landscape: Creative Approaches to Healthy Aging
Wednesday, October 26-Friday, October 28, 2016

Ithaca College
Phillips Hall
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

The State Society on Aging (SSA) of New York brings together individuals and groups from health, government, educational and community settings committed to improving the quality of life for older New Yorkers through education, research, service, and advocacy.


Registration and payment information may be found on the SSA website at

Special breakout sessions for social workers and service providers on Thursday and Friday. MSW CEUs* provided at an additional cost of $25 per workshop/3 CEUs. 

If you are unable to attend the conference, but would like to attend the workshop(s) ONLY (CEUs not available), register for the workshops online at

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    Expressive Arts in Counseling Psychotherapy

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    2:00 - 5:15 PM
    Attachment-Focused Integrative Reminiscence (Life Writing): Theory, Methods, Skills, and Phenomenological Experience

  • Friday October 28, 2016
    8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    Skilled Listening and Writing for Story: From Reminiscence to Story-Work with Elders' Stories

*New York LMSW & LCSW Contact Hours: Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0293. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 3 live contact hours have been approved per workshop.

The registration fee will be refunded if the request is received in writing by the Gerontology Institute no later than two days prior to the workshop. No refunds will be given for cancellation received after this date; however, you may transfer your registration to another person.

To request an accommodation for a disability, please contact Teri Reinemann, or 607-274-1607, as soon as possible.


Click here for workshop descriptions

We frequently plan these learning opportunities using suggestions from the broader aging services network. If you have suggestions for, or questions about, the content of the workshops, please contact the Gerontology Institute, 607-274-1607, or