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  • Self-Neglectby James G O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse! Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent form of elder abuse. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and it poses ethical questions that cannot be answered simply. Yet it is... more...

  • Clinical Gerontological Social Work Practiceby Robert Youdin

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    Written by an expert in gerontological social work and curriculum development, this book provides a wealth of clinical information for social workers and other health care professionals who counsel older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment approach to treatment that integrates theory, technique, advocacy, and social policy, and encompasses... more...

  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... more...

  • Gerontological Social Workby Merl C Jr Hokenstad; Katherine Kendall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this fascinating book, leading international experts in gerontology and social work examine the conditions of older people in their respective native lands--Australia, Canada, West Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, and Sweden. In response to the need for world-wide sharing of information and research on one of the most dramatic... more...

  • Gerontological Social Work Supervisionby Carlton Munson; Ann Burack Weiss; Frances C Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses... more...

  • Gerontological Social Work Practiceby Enid Opal Cox; Rosemary Chapin; Elizabeth Kelchner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers?today and in the near future? This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging societies around the world. Drawing on the expertise of leaders in the field, it identifies key policy and practice issues and suggests directions... more...

  • Die allgemeine Altersrentenversorgung in der UdSSR, 1956?1972by Lukas Mücke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 86.08

    <P>Das sowjetische Regime führte 1956 und 1964 umfassende Reformen an der allgemeinen Alterssicherung des Landes durch, die den Lebensstandard und die Eigenwahrnehmung der älteren Bürger nachhaltig beeinflussten. In der zeitgeschichtlichen Forschung hat die Bedeutung dieser Maßnahmen für die Entwicklung der sowjetischen Gesellschaft bislang kaum... more...

  • Gerontological Social Work in Home Health Careby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    A variety of programs are described in this volume illuminating innovative approaches to service delivery. more...

  • Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competenceby Catherine J. Tompkins; Anita L. rosen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    The growing number of people over the age of 65 in the United States has increased the demand for social workers who are trained to work with the elderly - a demand that's in danger of not being met. Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competence presents innovative techniques and strategies to help educators infuse aging content into their graduate... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Elder Careby Elizabeth A. Capezuti; Michael L. Malone; Paul R. Katz

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00

    This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based... more...