By Robert Youdin PhD LCSW
"This booklet has a forward-thinking orientation that displays the truth of getting older with older adults in the course of the getting older existence course... Dr. Youdin integrates a sophisticated scientific social paintings perform with in-depth wisdom of evidence-based perform to boot asd geriatric medication, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp
Written via knowledgeable in gerontological social paintings and curriculum improvement, this publication presents a wealth of medical info for social employees and different healthiness care execs who information older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment method of therapy that integrates conception, strategy, advocacy, and social coverage, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content material has been established within the lecture room atmosphere for a three-year interval with complex 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 thought and the pathologically established clinical version of mental difficulties. It advocates really enticing with the older shopper throughout the review section, and discusses numerous intervention modalities. The mental build of stigma concerning getting older is tested, in addition to the main psychopathological difficulties universal to older adults. The booklet additionally considers Alzheimer's disorder 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 ebook addresses psychological well-being concerns relating residential settings and the facets of dying and death that provide older humans quandary. huge case experiences, studying targets, and dialogue questions are featured in every one bankruptcy. The publication additionally comprises an teacher packet, PowerPoint slides, and an interactive PDF.
- Provides a wealth of classroom-tested medical info
- Espouses a strengths-based method of therapy that integrates idea, process, advocacy, and social justice
- Consistent with social paintings mandates for a human rights concentration
- Presents huge case stories, studying ambitions, and dialogue questions in every one bankruptcy
- Includes an teachers packet, PowerPoint slides, and interactive PDF
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