Students and Seniors: Disseminating Evidence-Based Programs by Utilizing College and University Students

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN).

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Includes 1 complimentary CE credit*

*ASWB CE Credit Changes 2018: Beginning September 25, 2018, ASA will no longer be able to  issue ASWB CE credits for recorded web seminar attendance. You can only claim ASWB CE credit if you watch “Students and Seniors: Disseminating Evidence-Based Programs by Utilizing College and University Students” at 10:00 AM PT on November 29, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. This change is due to ASWB ACE Provider distance learning requirements. 

If you require ADA accommodation to participate in this web seminar, please contact Steve Moore at your earliest convenience to make arrangements –

This web seminar will provide three unique models from universities that have successfully incorporated evidence-based health and wellness workshops as a part of the curriculum for students from diverse disciplines. These models can expand and enrich students’ education, while addressing workforce challenges around evidence-based program delivery. A Matter of Balance is one program that connects older adults with students to enhance the learning experience.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify the three components of an evidence-based program;
  • Describe three different approaches to using students to deliver evidence-based programs, including A Matter of Balance;
  • Identify the potential benefits and challenges associated with student delivery of evidence-based programs, including evaluating program viability, scheduling trainings, reviewing issues related to fidelity and quality assurance, marketing and recruiting participants, data collection and sustainability; and,
  • Describe the steps for community-based organizations, such as local Area Agencies on Aging and healthcare entities, to collaborate and partner with an institute of higher education to use students for evidence-based program delivery.



Dr. Jennifer Tripken is an associate professor and department chair of Health Education and Promotion at Marymount University in Arlington, Va. She is the principal investigator on a 2018 Administration for Community Living grant to disseminate and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs in Northern Virginia.



Patti League, RN, is the national program manager of A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls, overseeing the training of Master Trainers, support and technical assistance for the program.



Cindy Quinn is the Active for Life program manager for the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, focusing on clinical to community collaboration for sustainability of evidence-based programs.




Elton Bordenave is an associate professor in the department of Audiology and the director for the Center for Resilience in Aging at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Ariz.

Target Audience: All