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Gerontological Social Work Practice

Issues, Challenges, and Potential

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Published by Haworth Social Work .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Work,
  • Social work with older people,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEnid Opal Cox (Editor), Elizabeth S. Kelchner (Editor), Rosemary Kennedy Chapin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8152781M
    ISBN 10078901940X
    ISBN 109780789019400

    Yet it also lends itself well as an interdisciplinary resource because of the depth of coverage of a wide range of topics. This book fills a gap in the literature by focusing on the specific practice concerns for social workers assisting older adults in rural areas, including the aging experience, social worker skills, professional functions, working with special populations, and health and long-term care concerns. At this level, the job is more likely to include policy and research. This book provides a clear vision of policy-based practice by illuminating how social work practice in the field of aging has been informed by evolving programs that provide services for older people and thereby available interventions. Gerontological Social Work in Rural Towns and Communities explores the challenges social workers need to overcome when working with the elder community in rural areas.

    The book is designed as a text for students and as a professional resource for practitioners. She was a John A. The book begins with an essay that overviews gerontological social work and discusses the organization of the volume. Gerontological Social Work in Rural Towns and Communities explores the challenges social workers need to overcome when working with the elder community in rural areas. The book has four parts. The highest level of practice — independent licensure — requires a period of post-master supervised practice.

    Rating scales, schedules, and other forms assist the practitioner and client in the intervention process. Part 4 focuses on core sociopolitical issues in the lives of older people: economic policy, poverty, health policy, quality-of-life concerns, and social services. Initial Phase of Intervention 6. Clearly written, the book offers an expert and comprehensive review of the current literature and focuses on issues relating to the most vulnerable older people. Part 1 reviews current and classic theories of aging and proposes an original framework for an integrative approach to practice with older people that incorporates both individual and policy-level interventions.


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Gerontological Social Work Practice book

Each entry is matched with a descriptive and evaluative annotation. Part 4 focuses on core sociopolitical issues in the lives of older people: economic policy, poverty, health policy, quality-of-life concerns, and social services. The MSW program helps prepare students to enter the general or clinical practice role in most states.

Social workers in gerontology must be knowledgeable about unique legislation, policies and social programs that affect older adults. The scope of practice may be different, depending on a professional's education and level of licensing.

Gerontological Social Workers

Part of the job is connecting the elderly with community resources. Please read and review the complete criteria in the application. Communication for Gerontological Practice 4. Author and subject indexes conclude this important reference work. Work settings are varied and can include referral centers, rehabilitation centers, long-term care, outpatient health services, adult protection services, governmental agencies, faith-based agencies, and private practice.

Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Century also features case illustrations throughout and brief end-of-chapter questions for review. You must be logged into Bookshare to access this title.

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Rating scales, schedules, and other forms assist the practitioner and client in the intervention process. Your rating. Finally, the author presents a view of the future, which beckons and encourages social workers with skill and insight to join the ranks who will be caring for our own older adults with compassion and energy.

Part 2 covers such common and important psychological problems among older individuals, as anxiety, depression, suicide, substance abuse, and dementia, and describes appropriate, evidence-based interventions.

Social work programs include core courses that are applicable to multiple populations and settings. Whether working in micro or macro settings, the primary goal of the social worker is to address the specific challenges of the aging process by promoting independence, autonomy, and dignity in later life.

Finding a Program Gerontological Social Workers Gerontological social workers are experts at meeting the biopsychosocial needs of older adults. The Practice of Social Work with Older Adults is a book full of important life lessons and a preview of the potential for meaningful social work practice with older people and their families.

Hartford Foundation. Yet it also lends itself well as an interdisciplinary resource because of the depth of coverage of a wide range of topics. Besides being filled with essential factual information and tips for clinical practice, the book communicates the joy and fulfillment that can come with a lifetime of devotion to the special needs of older adults and their families.

Stacey R. The second chapter contains entries for books and articles related to clinical practice issues.Journal of Gerontological Social Work. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search.

Gerontological Social Work

Submit an article book review Cohousing: A New Way Forward for Active Older Adults Berg-Weger Community Practice, Social Work, and Aging-in-Place McDonough et al.

Volume 54, - Issue 5. Clinical Gerontological Social Work Practice | This book has a forward-thinking orientation that reflects the reality of aging with older adults throughout the aging life course Dr. Youdin integrates an advanced clinical social work practice with in-depth knowledge of evidence-based practice as well asd geriatric medicine, psychiatry and gerontology.".

Using the Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative as a framework, this text evaluates critical policies and issues pertaining to older adults, identifying both the overall systemic inequalities currently working against older adults as well as specific areas that require updated policies and interventions.

Summary. Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities.

AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the context of a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse world.

Gerontological Social Work in Small Towns and Rural Communities - Ebook written by Lenard W Kaye, Sandra Butler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Gerontological Social Work in Small Towns and Rural Communities. Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities.

AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the context of a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse world.