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Author Grabinski, C. Joanne, 1941- author

Title 101+ careers in gerontology / C. Joanne Grabinski ; with contributions of Kelly Niles-Yokum
Edition Second edition
Published New York, New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (301 pages) : color illustrations
Contents What Is Gerontology? -- What Created the Interest in Gerontology as a Field of Study and as a Profession? -- Factors That Influence Availability of Career Positions in the Field of Aging -- What Is a Gerontologist? -- What Types of Jobs Are Available in Gerontology? -- Where Do Gerontological Specialists and Gerontologists Work? -- Credentialing of Gerontology Professionals -- Let Your Search Begin -- Actuary -- Adult Day Services Coordinator -- Advocate -- Alzheimer's Association State Chapter Executive Director -- Applied Sociologist -- Clinical Sociologist -- Architect -- An Interview With Andrew Lee Alden, Living Environments Studio Director, Architecture Firm Studio -- Art Therapist -- Audiologist -- An Interview With Kathleen Sawhill, Audiologist -- Career and Employment Counselor -- Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) -- Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CPG) -- Consultant or Senior Care Pharmacist -- An Interview With Mary Scott, Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and Consultant Pharmacist -- Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) -- Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) Administrator -- Long-Term Care Facility Administrator -- County Commission on Aging Director -- An Interview With Craig Zeese, County Commission on Aging Director -- Dance/Movement Therapist (DMT) -- Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) -- Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT) -- Drama Therapist -- Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) -- Board Certified Trainer (BCT) -- Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (DRS) -- Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) -- Educational Gerontologist -- Gerontology Educator -- An Interview With Michael A. Faber, Gerontology Educator, Higher Education: Community College -- An Interview With Lisa M. Curch, Educational Gerontologist, Higher Education: University -- Elder Law Attorney -- Certified Elder Law Attorney -- Elder Care Attorney -- An Interview With Roxanne J. Chang, Elder Care Attorney and Counselor -- Entrepreneurial Gerontology: An Emerging Field -- Entrepreneurial Gerontologist -- Gerontological Entrepreneur -- An Interview With Ryan Duffy, Entrepreneurial Gerontologist and Owner/President, Fitness and Wellness Business -- An Interview With Sonya Barsness, Entrepreneurial Gerontologist, Consultant and Business Owner -- Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging -- An Interview With Robert C. Schlueter, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging -- Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Director -- Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Coordinator -- Fundraiser -- Development Director -- Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) -- Professional Geriatric Care Manager (PGCM) -- Certified Geriatric Care Manager (C-GCM) -- Fellow Certified Geriatric Care Manager -- Geriatric Dentist -- Geriatrician -- An Interview With Elizabeth Eckstrom, Geriatrician and Director of Geriatrics -- Gerontechnology: An Emerging Field -- Gerontechnologist -- Ergonomist -- Human Factors Engineer -- An Interview With Jennifer Davidson, Human Computer Interaction PhD Candidate -- Gerontological/Geriatric Optometrist -- Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialist -- An Interview With John E. Kaminski, Doctor of Optometry -- Gerontological Nurse -- Gerontological Nurse Specialist -- Gerontological Nurse Practitioner -- Global Aging: An Emerging Field -- Global Aging Specialist -- An Interview With Alan DeLaTorre, Foundation Director of Operations and Urban Gerontologist -- Grant Writer -- Health System Specialist -- An Interview With Trina Sauceda, Health System Specialist, Veterans Affairs -- Home Care Agency Administrator -- An Interview With Qiu (Cho), Quanhong, Executive Director, Home Care Company -- Horticultural Therapist -- Horticultural Therapist[ -- ]Registered (HTR) -- An Interview With Kirk W. Hines, Horticultural Therapist[ -- ]Registered -- In-Home Services Program Director, County Commission on Aging -- Intergenerational Specialist -- Journalism and Aging: An Emerging Field -- Journalist -- Multimedia Journalist -- Documentary Filmmaker -- An Interview With Shaleece Haas, Filmmaker and Multimedia Journalist -- Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) -- Mediator -- Family Mediator -- Elder Care Mediator -- An Interview With Susan J. Butterwick, Mediator, Mediator Trainer, and Attorney -- Music Therapist -- Music Therapist[ -- ]Board Certified (MT-BC) -- An Interview With Jennifer D. Geiger; Music Therapist[ -- ]Board Certified -- Occupational Therapist (OT) -- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) -- An Interview With Biyanne A. Chew, Traveling Occupational Therapist -- Professional Geropsychologist -- Geriatric Psychiatrist -- Registered Financial Gerontologist (RFG) -- An Interview With Rosanne Roge, Registered Financial Gerontologist, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Senior Advisor -- Researcher -- Research Associate -- Research Assistant -- An Interview With Abbe Lackmeyer, Business Intelligence Analyst -- Social Worker -- Social Worker in Gerontology (SW-G) -- Clinical Social Worker in Gerontology (CSW-G) -- Advanced Social Worker in Gerontology (ASW-G) -- An Interview With Jennifer Khuong, Director of Social Services -- Strategic Policy Advisor -- Strategic Policy Analyst -- Urban Gerontology: An Emerging Field -- Urban Gerontologist -- Volunteer Program Director -- Volunteer Program Coordinator -- An Interview With Gretchen Jordan, Coordinator of Volunteers -- Accounting -- Advertising -- Anthropology -- Banking -- Clothing and Textiles -- Creative Writing -- Educational Gerontology -- Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation -- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) -- Exercise, Fitness, and Wellness -- Family Gerontology -- Film and Television -- History -- Hospitality Services and Tourism -- Intimacy and Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, and Sexual Health in Later Life -- Marketing -- Philosophy -- Political Science/Policy and Aging -- Religious/Spiritual Gerontology -- Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency -- Theater Arts -- Transportation
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 6, 2015)
Subject Gerontology -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Older people -- Services for -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Niles-Yokum, Kelly, contributor
ISBN 0826120091 (electronic bk.)
9780826120090 (electronic bk.)