By Robert Youdin PhD LCSW
"This publication has a forward-thinking orientation that displays the truth of getting older with older adults in the course of the getting older lifestyles course... Dr. Youdin integrates a sophisticated scientific social paintings perform with in-depth wisdom of evidence-based perform to boot asd geriatric drugs, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp
Written by means of knowledgeable in gerontological social paintings and curriculum improvement, this publication offers a wealth of scientific info for social staff and different wellbeing and fitness care execs who information older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment method of therapy that integrates concept, procedure, advocacy, and social coverage, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content material has been demonstrated within the school room atmosphere for a three-year interval with complicated social paintings undergraduate and graduate scholars.
The e-book examines a number of theories of getting older together with a distinction among the strengths-based person-in-environment conception and the pathologically dependent clinical version of mental difficulties. It advocates actually attractive with the older purchaser in the course of the evaluation part, and discusses various intervention modalities. The mental build of stigma relating to getting older is tested, in addition to the foremost psychopathological difficulties universal to older adults. The e-book additionally considers Alzheimer's ailment and dementia, clinical difficulties of older adults and co-occurring mental difficulties, substance abuse, older grownup sexuality, elder abuse, and the vulnerabilities of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender older adults. also, the booklet addresses psychological wellbeing and fitness concerns referring to residential settings and the elements of demise and death that supply older humans hindrance. vast case reports, studying goals, and dialogue questions are featured in every one bankruptcy. The booklet additionally comprises an teacher packet, PowerPoint slides, and an interactive PDF.
- Provides a wealth of classroom-tested scientific details
- Espouses a strengths-based method of therapy that integrates thought, process, advocacy, and social justice
- Consistent with social paintings mandates for a human rights concentration
- Presents large case reviews, studying targets, and dialogue questions in each one bankruptcy
- Includes an teachers packet, PowerPoint slides, and interactive PDF
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Clinical Gerontological Social Work Practice by Robert Youdin PhD LCSW