Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA)

Become an executive in the fastest growing area in the field of eldercare!

View the 2017 & 2018 CALA Course Schedule and Course Application

CALA gradsThis course satisfies the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services criteria to be credentialed as a Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA).  In New Jersey, a CALA may be the Administrator of an Assisted Living Residence, an Assisted Living Program, and/or an Adult Day Services Program.  Successful completion of this course prepares and qualifies the candidate to sit for the New Jersey Department of Health Certified Assisted Living Administrator exam. Our students are afforded comprehensive tools and techniques to pass the challenging CALA exam, so that they can be designated for inclusion in the New Jersey Assisted Living Administrator Registry.

Our course trains you in mastering the concepts and regulatory guidelines governing Assisted Living communities and related entities in New Jersey.

Topics covered include:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Ethics
  • Services
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance and Budgeting

Additionally, CALA training fosters broad insight regarding other senior living-related facilities, businesses and life choices, so that our students are fully prepared to launch a valuable career in any area of eldercare!

Eligible CALA candidates are age 21 or older, must have a clean criminal background check, and must have a high school diploma.

This course is also approved for 20 hours of LNHA CEs; Social Work and Nursing (RN/LPN) CEs also available.  Please contact us to help satisfy your continuing education requirements.

The course fee is: $1,650.00 when you pay by check/cash (cash, money order, bank check, or corporate check) prior to the first day of class. $1,700 when paying the full course fee by credit card on-line.


To register for the CALA course please select one of the course dates below. For any questions, please contact Laurie Loughney, at 848-218-1320.

2017 / 2018 CALA Course Schedule

Course Dates
Course Location
Brochure/More Details
December 2017

2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10

Atrium Subacute at Matawan

40 Freneau Avenue, Matawan, NJ 07747


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February 2018

17, 18, 21, 22, 24, 25


Harmony Village at Care One Paramus
187-189 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652


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April 2018

21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29


Spring Meadows Summit Assisted Living
41 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901


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June 2018

2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10

Atrium Senior Living at Matawan
40 Freneau Avenue
Matawan, NJ  07747


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August 2018

4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12

The Solana Marlboro by Chelsea Senior Living

52 County Road 520
Marlboro (Morganville), NJ  07751


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October 2018

20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28


Allegria at Ocean Grove
70 Stockton Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
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December 2018

1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9

The Brookside Assisted Living
93 Manalapan Avenue
Freehold, NJ 07728


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