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Clinical Gerontological Social Work Practice by Robert Youdin PhD LCSW

By Robert Youdin PhD LCSW

"This e-book has a forward-thinking orientation that displays the truth of getting older with older adults during the getting older lifestyles course... Dr. Youdin integrates a complicated scientific social paintings perform with in-depth wisdom of evidence-based perform in addition asd geriatric drugs, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp

Written through a professional in gerontological social paintings and curriculum improvement, this e-book offers a wealth of medical details for social staff and different well-being care execs who counsel older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment method of therapy that integrates thought, process, advocacy, and social coverage, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content material has been verified within the lecture room atmosphere for a three-year interval with complicated social paintings undergraduate and graduate scholars.

The booklet examines quite a few theories of getting older together with a distinction among the strengths-based person-in-environment thought and the pathologically dependent clinical version of mental difficulties. It advocates really enticing with the older patron in the course of the review part, and discusses quite a few intervention modalities. The mental build of stigma relating to getting older is tested, besides the main psychopathological difficulties universal to older adults. The publication additionally considers Alzheimer's disorder and dementia, scientific 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 publication addresses psychological wellbeing and fitness concerns relating residential settings and the features of loss of life and loss of life that supply older humans drawback. large case stories, studying goals, and dialogue questions are featured in every one bankruptcy. The publication additionally contains an teacher packet, PowerPoint slides, and an interactive PDF.

Key Features:

  • Provides a wealth of classroom-tested scientific details
  • Espouses a strengths-based method of remedy that integrates thought, method, advocacy, and social justice
  • Consistent with social paintings mandates for a human rights concentration
  • Presents huge case reviews, studying pursuits, and dialogue questions in each one bankruptcy
  • Includes an teachers packet, PowerPoint slides, and interactive PDF

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