Social Work with Older Adults (4th Edition) (Advancing Core Competencies)

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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 worker’s role in dying, bereavement, and advance directives.

 

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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.

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Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich is an Associate Professor at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and Chair of the Older Adults and Families Concentration. She received her B.A. from Marquette University, her MSW from Tulane University and her Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has extensive practice experience with older adults in community, residential and health care settings. She taught for 15 years at Marquette University and has been on the faculty at Boston College since 1994. Dr. McInnis-Dittrich’s writing and research is focused on clinical and macro practice with older adults. Her writing has appeared in Families in Society, Aging and Mental Health, The Clinical Supervisor, Social Development Issues, Migration Today, Journal of Women and Aging,  Educational Gerontology, Race, Gender and Class, and Journal of Teaching in Social Work. She is the author of three books: Social Work with Older Adults: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Assessment and Intervention, Integrating Social Welfare Policy and Social Work Practice and The Hmong in America: Providing Ethnic-Sensitive Health, Education, and Human Services. She has also contributed to the Handbook of Social Work and Aging, Social Work Practice with Asian Americans, and Collaborative Practice.

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