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By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

s your gerontological social paintings software as comprehensive—and besides attended—as it can be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling may also help you enhance classes that successfully arrange social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It essentially offers the reason for geriatric/gerontological training and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With interesting case reports, targeted curricula, and a assessment of the abilities and data talents beneficial for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this publication additionally describes numerous classes and education schemes in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and providing sensible feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This booklet is mainly beneficial 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 methods and curricula. It provide you with either the framework and the specifics to advance your individual gerontological social paintings schooling software on the graduate or undergraduate point. important charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, each one of with the intention to elevate your wisdom and figuring out of this very important region of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the old improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW skills undertaking
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the academic foundation for interdisciplinary workforce education, highlighting organizational context, workforce constitution, staff approach, and workforce results
  • how one can raise scholars' curiosity during this important region of social work

within the moment portion of this well-referenced publication, you are going to research school-based projects, 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 software
  • the connection among the getting older inhabitants of the us and the becoming call for for geriatric social workers-and how that desire should 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 component of Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling features:

  • an empirical research exploring the potential of a restricted curriculum module to reinforce MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an summary of the heritage and purpose of carrier studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous provider studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that was once used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and making use of their wisdom approximately geriatric review
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars in regards to the appropriateness in their training for scientific social paintings with an elderly population—conducted first and foremost, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a document on incorporating intergenerational carrier studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology direction
  • 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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