New PDF release: Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education (Journal of

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 to boot attended—as it can be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling can help you improve classes that successfully organize social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It truly offers the explanation for geriatric/gerontological training and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With attention-grabbing case reports, distinctive curricula, and a evaluation of the talents and data potential worthy for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this ebook additionally describes quite a few classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and delivering useful feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This publication is principally 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 enhance your personal gerontological social paintings schooling application on the graduate or undergraduate point. invaluable charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

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

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

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

  • the advance and implementation of the toilet A. Hartford beginning 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 growing to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that desire might 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 element of Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling features:

  • an empirical research 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 provider studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous carrier studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that was once used effectively to help graduate scholars in integrating and using their wisdom approximately geriatric evaluation
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars in regards to the appropriateness in their instruction for scientific 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 direction
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a relations that incorporates an older adult

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