Presents a strengths-based approach of social work with older adults.
The fourth edition of Social Work with Older Adults provides a comprehensive treatment of a strengths-based approach to the major areas of social work with older adults. The text examines the basics of biopsychosocial functioning and the design of interventions to treat a wide variety of challenges facing older adults. This updated edition includes content on abuse and neglect of older adults, drug and alcohol abuse and the social workerâ€™s role in dying, bereavement, and advance directives.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
- Discuss how to engage in differential assessment.
- Understand the design of intervention to treat a wide variety of challenges facing older adults.
Author : Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich
ISBN : 0205096727
Language : English
No of Pages : 408
Edition : 4
Publication Date : 1/7/2013
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.1x7.3x0.9
Book weight : 0.01
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