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By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

ISBN-10: 0789020645

ISBN-13: 9780789020642

ISBN-10: 0789020653

ISBN-13: 9780789020659

s your gerontological social paintings application as comprehensive—and besides attended—as it may be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling may also help you increase classes that successfully arrange social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It essentially offers the reason for geriatric/gerontological coaching and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With interesting case experiences, specific curricula, and a assessment of the talents and data talents invaluable for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this e-book additionally describes quite a few classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and delivering functional feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This ebook is mainly beneficial since it not just examines the problems surrounding—and desire for—increased gerontological schooling for social staff, yet since it follows this with particular, concrete descriptions of academic ways and curricula. It provide you with either the framework and the specifics to advance your personal gerontological social paintings schooling application on the graduate or undergraduate point. worthwhile charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, each one of on the way to bring up your wisdom and figuring out of this very important quarter of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the historic improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW skills venture
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the academic foundation for interdisciplinary workforce education, highlighting organizational context, staff constitution, crew procedure, and group results
  • how you can raise scholars' curiosity during this very important region of social work

within the moment part of this well-referenced booklet, you'll learn school-based projects, focusing on:

  • the improvement and implementation of the loo A. Hartford beginning Geriatric Social paintings Initiative
  • the recruitment of scholars into geriatric social work—with an exam of a fellowship application
  • the connection among the getting older inhabitants of the U.S. and the turning out to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that desire might be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship software and its dissertation aid, mentorship, and management development

The 3rd part of Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling features:

  • an empirical learn exploring the possibility of a constrained curriculum module to reinforce MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an outline of the heritage and purpose of carrier studying in elder care
  • an outline of the various carrier studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that was once used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and making use of their wisdom approximately geriatric overview
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars in regards to the appropriateness in their coaching for scientific social paintings with an elderly population—conducted in the beginning, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a file on incorporating intergenerational carrier studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology path
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a kin that comes with an older adult

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