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Lifestyle, Community, and Professional Education

The Lifestyle, Community, and Professional Education Department serves a broad population of learners committed to Lifelong Learning. Some are developing skills to take their career to the next level, others are training for a new career, and still others simply want to learn something new for their own personal growth and development.

Our individual courses cover a wide variety of topics valuable for both personal and professional growth and development. Current highlighted courses include:

  • The Psychology of Food/Eating
  • Nutrition and Mental Health
  • Inter-professional Team Leadership for Allied Health Professionals
  • Workplace Violence Prevention
  • From Grit to Grace: Cultivating Resilience and Coping with Stress
  • Medicinal and Culinary Herbalism and Plant Medicine
  • Your Personal Myths: The Stories You Live By

We also offer non-credit, CEU approved certification programs in subjects such as:

  • Workplace and Healthcare Violence Prevention
  • Inter-professional Team Leadership for Allied Health Professionals
  • Urban Critical Incident Response
  • Integrative Nutrition and Health Science

We’re adding new courses and certificate options all the time so be sure to sign up for updates and latest news.


Course Delivery
Our CEU approved courses are delivered online to accommodate our learner’s varied schedules and typically run for eight (8) weeks or less. Exact schedules are identified in the individual course descriptions. Most courses are instructor led, however, there are a few Independent Study options. The course description explains what the course is about to help you choose which courses are for you that will change your life!

Instructor-led courses can include synchronous and/or asynchronous activity; discussion forums, webinars, and live chats occurring within particular time-frames, which are identified in individual course descriptions.

Independent Study courses are learner paced and have ongoing registration.

Courses are accessed through Moodle, Casa Loma College’s e-campus. Upon registration, Learners will be provided a profile and account/course access.


CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUS)
Casa Loma College awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to those who complete designated courses, workshops and seminars. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a uniform measurement of individual participation in non-credit programs. One Continuing Education Unit represents 10 contact hours (ex. for a designated course 30 contact hours = 3 CEUs). Records kept for those students who accumulate CEUs will be available upon written request from the Registrar’s Office.

CEU’s are offered in accordance with approval from identified professional organizations.


HOW TO REGISTER
Learners can register and/or apply for course offerings a variety of ways. Course placement is not secured until payment has been received.

Online
Some courses allow registration using our online Registration and Payment Portal. If this option is available it can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please allow 48 hours for payment to be processed and course placement to be confirmed.

Note: You can register online until midnight the day (1 day) before a course begins. If you are registering on the day the course is scheduled to begin, please register by phone, fax, or in-person.

Online registration is not available for students using purchase orders, tuition waivers or learning certificates.

By Phone
To register by phone using your AMEX, Discover, VISA or MasterCard, call (818) 785-2726. Please be prepared to give all information required on the registration form.

By Fax
Complete the registration form and fax to (818) 785-2191. Be sure to include a cover page with ATTN: Lifelong Learning Department, identifying course information, followed by the registration form and payment information.

By Mail
To register by mail, complete the registration form and return it with the course payment in check or money order payable to CASA LOMA COLLEGE. You may also register by mail using your AMEX, Discover, VISA or MasterCard by simply completing the appropriate section of the registration form.

Registration and Payment should be mailed to:

Casa Loma College
Attn: Lifelong Learning Department
6725 Kester Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405

In Person
You may also register in person at the campus:

Casa Loma College
6725 Kester Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(excluding college holidays)


GENERAL CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICIES
The information listed below pertains to all Lifestyle, Community, and Professional Education courses, unless otherwise noted.

Cancellation
Please note that the request to withdraw from a class and receive a refund must be submitted in writing.

  • Requests can be sent via email to LifelongLearning@casalomacollege.edu or faxed to (818) 785-2191.
  • Requests can also be mailed to:
    Casa Loma College
    Attn: Lifelong Learning Department
    6725 Kester Avenue
    Van Nuys, CA 91405

*Please note – you cannot withdraw from a class online. Even if you have registered online, you must submit your request to withdraw in writing.

Upon occasion, instructor-led courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. Every effort will be made to notify students of cancellations and refunds will be made.

Refunds
All refunds will be in the form of a check. Refunds typically take 14 – 21 days to be processed.

NOTE: If the course fee includes a materials fee, the materials fee will not be refunded if the refund request is submitted less than five business days prior to the first class.

Courses eight weeks or less
Prior to first class: 100% refund
During first week of classes: 25% refund
After first week of classes: no refund


CORPORATE PROGRAMS AND CUSTOMIZED TRAININGS
Employers, Clinics, and Healthcare Facilities, we can work directly with you to create customized staff development and training packages for your employees.

Our current certificate programs in Healthcare and Workplace Violence Prevention Training, Interprofessional Team Leadership for Allied Health Professionals, and Urban Critical Incident Response are examples of ready to go, fully interactive, courses and programs that meet state and federal mandates.

Courses are easily accessed online, fully interactive, and conclude with certificates of completion and where applicable CEU credits.

Courses can be chosen from either our current listing of courses or we can develop a specific course or program designed to meet your workplace needs. All courses are developed and delivered by industry experts, ensuring quality learning and development.

Casa Loma College’s Lifelong Learning Department can:

  • Work with you to create client-specific training that meets your needs
  • Find others in your industry or field to share costs for training
  • Offer quality instruction at competitive prices
  • Provide training that is flexible, accessible, and high quality.
  • Offer online and distance learning options
  • Corporate Programs and Customized Training

To discuss training specifically for your company or organization, contact Greg Malone, President at (818) 785-2726 or complete the Request for Information form.

Casa Loma College’s Lifelong Learning courses and programs do not fall under the institutional grant of accreditation and are not offered for academic credit.

       

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I am currently an active student in the DMS evening program. The instructors, Mr. Dhillon and Dr. Arthur, are fantastic, extremely knowledgeable, and always willing to help their students improve and succeed whether in lab or lecture class. You do learn a lot within the 2 year program and are expected to know all the information in order to pass the exams so expect to make time to study your books and especially (most importantly) learning how to scan! Practice is key!

Aside from the program, the school staff are all very friendly and willing to help out with anything you need! All in all, it's really up to the student to make use of their time here and take advantage of the resources offered at CLC. My youngest brother graduated from Casa Loma College and currently has a great job so I know it's within my reach to succeed in my future career.

I am a recent graduate of Casa Loma's Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The PTA program here is top notch. The faculty and staff really care about you and want you to succeed. I got accepted into 2 PTA programs and I chose this one after having my interview and seeing how passionate they were about Physical Therapy and teaching. I am so glad that I chose this program over the other. You get personalized teaching throughout the program because of the low student to teacher ratio. I felt that this helped me refine my skills to succeed.

The faculty also gets you prepared for your clinical rotations. My Clinical Instructors said that our school did a really good job preparing me for my rotation and that Casa Loma has a good reputation for PTA's. I was able to perform at a high level as a PTA during my rotation thanks to the faculty.

I feel more than ready to succeed as a PTA after my schooling here. I was able to pass my boards on my first try and I was able to get a job immediately after I graduated. I have nothing but great things to say about this program! I absolutely loved it here!!!

I started to inquire from this institution doing my best to get into the PTA program, staff members were very friendly and accomodating. I did my requirements with very little hope because of my financial situation, but the administration knew I really wanted to do this and I got accepted as a student after going through all the tests, procedures, and interviews. Financial department did what they can to pull out all the necessary resources for me to approved for student loans, professors are very adept and knowledgeable in their field of expertise as well. After graduating, they worked with the students nonstop through grueling long review classes before taking the boards to ensure students will do exceptionally well.

Long story short, I started with nothing... I graduated, passed my boards, became a licensed profession. I am currently doing Home Health and I couldn't be any happier. I owe my success to each and everyone from this prestigious institution.