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 may be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling might help you enhance 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 attention-grabbing case reviews, designated curricula, and a evaluate of the talents and data capabilities priceless for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this booklet additionally describes numerous classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and supplying functional feedback to assist in replicating the courses in different associations.

This ebook is principally helpful since it not just examines the problems surrounding—and want for—increased gerontological schooling for social employees, yet since it follows this with particular, concrete descriptions of academic techniques and curricula. It provide you with either the framework and the specifics to strengthen your personal gerontological social paintings schooling application on the graduate or undergraduate point. beneficial charts and tables make the knowledge effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, each one of in an effort to elevate your wisdom and realizing of this very 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 academic foundation for interdisciplinary crew education, highlighting organizational context, crew constitution, workforce procedure, and group results
  • how you can elevate scholars' curiosity during this important quarter of social work

within the moment portion of this well-referenced e-book, you'll learn school-based tasks, focusing on:

  • the improvement 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 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 will 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 restricted curriculum module to reinforce MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an outline of the heritage 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 help graduate scholars in integrating and utilizing their wisdom approximately geriatric review
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars in regards to the appropriateness in their guidance for scientific social paintings with an elderly population—conducted initially, 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 relations that comes with an older adult

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