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Gerontological Social Work Practice

Issues, Challenges, and Potential

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This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging societies around the world. Drawing on the expertise of leaders in the field, it identifies key policy and practice issues and suggests directions for the future. Here you'll find important perspectives on home health care, mental health, elder abuse, older workers' issues, and death and dying, as well as an examination of the policy and practice issues of utmost concern to social workers dealing with the elderly.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

  • Preface
  • Towards a New Era in Aging and Social Work
  • Multiculturalism, Social Policy and the New Aging
  • Gerontological Social Work Practice: A Canadian Perspective
  • Challenges and Issues Under Long-Term Care Insurance for the Elderly in Japan
  • Gerontological Social Work Research: Current Status and Future Directions
  • Demographics and Reality: The Disconnect in Social Work Education
  • Mental Health Services Policy and the Aging
  • Social Work with Older Adults in Health Care and Residential Settings in the New Millennium: A Return to the Past
  • Challenges in Elder Mistreatment Programs and Policy
  • Gerontological Social Work with Older African American Adults
  • Older Workers Issues and Social Work Practice
  • Changing the Paradigm: Strengths-Based and Empowerment-Oriented Social Work with Frail Elders
  • Death and Dying and the Social Work Role
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

Produktdetails

Erscheinungsdatum
20. September 2002
Sprache
englisch
Seitenanzahl
216
Autor/Autorin
Enid Opal Cox, Rosemary Chapin, Elizabeth Kelchner
Verlag/Hersteller
Produktart
kartoniert
Gewicht
349 g
Größe (L/B/H)
213/165/14 mm
ISBN
9780789019417

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Enid Opal Cox

Cox, Enid Opal; Chapin, Rosemary; Kelchner, Elizabeth

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