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Clinical gerontological social work practice / Robert Youdin ; acquisitions editor, Sheri W. Sussman ; production editor, Shelby Peak.

Author/Creator:
Youdin, Robert, author.
Publication:
New York, New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (45 p.)
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Subjects:
Social work with older people -- United States.
Older people -- Mental health services -- United States.
Mental illness -- United States.
Older people -- Care -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Written by an expert in gerontological social work and curriculum development, this book provides a wealth of clinical information for social workers and other health care professionals who counsel older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment approach to treatment that integrates theory, technique, advocacy, and social policy, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content has been tested in the classroom setting for a three-year period with advanced social work undergraduate and graduate students. The book examines various theories of aging including a contrast be
Contents:
Part I. Overview of theories, assessment techniques, and treatment approaches to the older adult client
Part II. Specialized problems and orientations in gerontological social work practice.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Sussman, Sheri W., editor.
Peak, Shelby, editor.
ISBN:
0-8261-2992-7
OCLC:
877772445