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

By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

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

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling might help you boost classes that successfully arrange social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It truly provides the reason for geriatric/gerontological instruction and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With attention-grabbing case reviews, designated curricula, and a evaluation of the abilities and information skills important for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this e-book additionally describes various classes and education programs in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and delivering useful feedback to assist in replicating the courses in different associations.

This e-book is principally worthy since it not just examines the problems surrounding—and desire for—increased gerontological schooling for social employees, 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 application on the graduate or undergraduate point. precious charts and tables make the data effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, every one of with a view to elevate your wisdom and knowing of this important sector 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 strategy, and crew results
  • how one can raise scholars' curiosity during this very important sector of social work

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

  • the improvement and implementation of the loo 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 starting to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that desire may be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship application and its dissertation aid, mentorship, and management development

The 3rd portion 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 outline of the background and cause of provider studying in elder care
  • an outline of the various provider studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that was once used effectively to help graduate scholars in integrating and making use of their wisdom approximately geriatric overview
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars concerning the appropriateness in their coaching for scientific social paintings with an elderly population—conducted before everything, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a file on incorporating intergenerational provider studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology path
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a kinfolk that comes with an older adult

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