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Author Cox, Enid Opal, 1941-

Title Gerontological Social Work Practice : Issues, Challenges, and Potential
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Content; 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 PastChallenges 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
Summary What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers-today and in the near future? 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 w
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Form Electronic book
Author Chapin, Rosemary
Kelchner, Elizabeth
ISBN 1317787765