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Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry's Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education (Journal of PDF

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 can be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling might help you boost classes that successfully organize social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It truly provides the reason for geriatric/gerontological instruction and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With attention-grabbing case reviews, distinctive curricula, and a overview of the talents and data potential invaluable for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this booklet additionally describes various classes and education schemes in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and delivering useful feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This e-book is principally necessary 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 offers you either the framework and the specifics to enhance your personal gerontological social paintings schooling software on the graduate or undergraduate point. beneficial charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, every one of so one can elevate your wisdom and knowing of this important quarter of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the historic improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW abilities undertaking
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the academic foundation for interdisciplinary group education, highlighting organizational context, workforce constitution, group strategy, and group results
  • how one can bring up scholars' curiosity during this important region of social work

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

  • the advance and implementation of the loo A. Hartford starting place 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 USA and the starting to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that want should be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship software and its dissertation help, mentorship, and management development

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

  • an empirical examine exploring the possibility of a restricted curriculum module to augment MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an summary of the heritage and motive of provider studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous carrier studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that used to be used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and employing their wisdom approximately geriatric overview
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars in regards to the appropriateness in their instruction for clinical social paintings with an elderly population—conducted before everything, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a document on incorporating intergenerational provider studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology path
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a relatives that incorporates an older adult

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