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By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

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

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling may help you increase classes that successfully organize social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It sincerely offers the explanation for geriatric/gerontological guidance and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With interesting case experiences, specific curricula, and a evaluate of the talents and data capabilities important for potent geriatric social paintings perform, this publication additionally describes various classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and supplying sensible feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

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

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, every one of with the intention to elevate your wisdom and realizing of this important region of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the ancient improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW capabilities undertaking
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the tutorial foundation for interdisciplinary staff education, highlighting organizational context, staff constitution, workforce approach, and group results
  • how one can bring up scholars' curiosity during this very important quarter of social work

within the moment component to this well-referenced ebook, you'll study school-based tasks, focusing on:

  • the advance and implementation of the toilet A. Hartford origin Geriatric Social paintings Initiative
  • the recruitment of scholars into geriatric social work—with an exam of a fellowship software
  • the connection among the getting older inhabitants of the us and the starting to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that want could be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship application and its dissertation aid, mentorship, and management development

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

  • an empirical research exploring the potential of a constrained curriculum module to augment MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an summary of the historical past and reason of carrier studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous provider studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that used to be used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and utilising their wisdom approximately geriatric evaluate
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars concerning the appropriateness in their practise for clinical social paintings with an elderly population—conducted before everything, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a record on incorporating intergenerational provider studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology direction
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a family members that comes with an older adult

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