Clinical Gerontological Social Work Practice by Robert Youdin PhD LCSW

By Robert Youdin PhD LCSW

"This booklet has a forward-thinking orientation that displays the truth of getting older with older adults through the getting older lifestyles course... Dr. Youdin integrates a complicated medical social paintings perform with in-depth wisdom of evidence-based perform to boot asd geriatric medication, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp

Written by means of a professional in gerontological social paintings and curriculum improvement, this e-book presents a wealth of scientific details for social staff and different wellbeing and fitness care pros who advice older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment method of therapy that integrates concept, process, advocacy, and social coverage, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content material has been proven within the lecture room surroundings for a three-year interval with complicated 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 idea and the pathologically established clinical version of mental difficulties. It advocates really enticing with the older consumer throughout the evaluation section, and discusses quite a few intervention modalities. The mental build of stigma concerning getting older is tested, in addition to the foremost 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 e-book addresses psychological overall healthiness matters concerning residential settings and the facets of loss of life and loss of life that provide older humans situation. huge case stories, studying ambitions, and dialogue questions are featured in every one bankruptcy. The e-book additionally comprises an teacher packet, PowerPoint slides, and an interactive PDF.

Key Features:

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

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