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Social Work with Elders

A Biopsychosocial Approach to Assessment and Intervention

by Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich

  • 241 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science / Social Services & Welfare,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Aged,
  • Aging,
  • Services for,
  • Social work with the aged,
  • United States,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9809399M
    ISBN 100321049470
    ISBN 109780321049476

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    not wholly compatible with social work values and ethical principles. Therefore, we have developed a new framework for social work practice with older adults called Actively Aging. Our new framework is the focus of this chapter and is used throughout this book. Actively Aging was created by using the World Health Organization’s (WHO, ) activeFile Size: 1MB.   Excellent social work with older people requires it to be valued and visible. Practitioners would actively seek to work in this specialism. Older people and those who care about them would Author: Bernard Walker.


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Social Work with the Aged and Their Families has useful information for understanding the unique circumstances surrounding families looking to work with their elders. Social workers are often put into situations where they have to help mediate between elderly individuals and their loved ones.

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Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Social Work with Elders is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the process of providing social and mental health services to the elderly.

This book covers the basics of biopsychosocial changes associated with the aging process through the assessment of strengths and challenges to the design and execution of problem-solving interventions.

Key Benefit: " Gives students the " how to" of actually doing social work with elders, not just Social Work with Elders book or understanding the process of aging. The topic of spirituality is rarely covered in texts on social work with elders and is required of health care facilities--and yet social workers must do a spirituality assessment as required by federal licensing officials.

Why this book is important for prospective social workers: Social work is a much broader profession than many students realize; this book highlights the possibilities for those holding an online master's of social work, from working in a health care setting to.

Presents a strengths-based approach of social work with older adults. The fourth edition of Social Work with Older Adults provides a comprehensive treatment of a strengths-based approach to the major areas of social work with older text examines the basics of biopsychosocial functioning and the design of interventions to treat a wide variety of challenges/5.

Social Work with Elders is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the process of providing social and mental health services to the elderly. This book covers the basics of biopsychosocial changes associated with the aging process through the assessment of strengths and challenges to the design and execution of problem-solving.

Social workers who work with the elderly are likely to be the first to discover abuse. Elder abuse comes in many forms. Although one sign does not necessarily indicate abuse, the presence of certain signs may indicate a problem. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Part 1: the context of social work practice with elders --Aging in the the twenty-first century --The demography of aging --The life course perspective on aging --Settings for gerontological social work --Personal and professional issues in work with elders.

Elder mistreatment, which was first recognized as a social problem in the s, continues to grow as a public health concern. Elder mistreatment includes acts that are harmful by caregivers and others who are in a trusting relationship with elders. Elder mistreatment has devastating consequences such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and mortality.

"Social Work with Elders includes the protocols for both traditional and nontraditional intervention, recognizing the amazing heterogeneity of the aging population, and examines important topics such as human behavior in the social environment of elders, spirituality, designing interventions, and diversity regarding gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and sexual orientation of elders.

Buy Social Work With Elders 3rd edition () by Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich for up to 90% off at Edition: 3rd Social workers who are employed in homes for the elderly perform a number of functions, including helping older adults adjust to life in their new residences, advocating for their clients’ needs and rights, providing supportive counseling and making psychosocial assessments.

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The Development of Social Work Social work emerged as a profession out of the early efforts of churches and philanthropic groups to relieve the effects of poverty, to bring the comforts of religion to the poor, to promote temperance and encourage thrift, to care for children.

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Description. Social Work with Elders is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the process of providing social and mental health services to the elderly. This book covers the basics of biopsychosocial changes associated with the aging process through the assessment of strengths and challenges to the design and execution of problem-solving bility: This title is out of print.Social work has historically been based on values that appreciate differences among clients including cultural backgrounds, race, and ethnicity.

The social worker who deals with specific ethnicity will need to understand the relevant subtleties inherent in the practice of respect for the by: 4.Social Work with Older Adults, pp.

Chapter 6 - Differential Assessment and Individual and Group Interventions, Social Work with Older Adults,pp. McCallion, P. & Ferretti, LA (Spring ). Social Work & Aging: Based Practice. Generations. 34 (1) pp. (on CTools) Session 5 (February 7): Mental Health Issues andFile Size: KB.