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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205096848ISBN-10 0205096840
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-09672-7ISBN-13 978-0-205-09672-5
Author(s): Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 408
Description

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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Learning Goals

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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