Group work and aging

issues in practice, research, and education

Publisher: Haworth Social Work Practice Press in Binghamton, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 269 Downloads: 424
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  • Social work with older people.,
  • Social group work.,
  • Self-Help Groups -- organization & administration.,
  • Social Work -- methods.,
  • Aged -- psychology.,
  • Health Services for the Aged.

Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of gerontological social work.
StatementRobert Salmon, Roberta Graziano, editors.
ContributionsSalmon, Robert, 1930-., Graziano, Roberta.
LC ClassificationsHV1451 .G75 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20570946M
ISBN 100789028808, 0789028816
LC Control Number2004025965

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Group Work and Aging: Issues in Practice, Research, and Education discusses in-depth information on group work with gay and lesbian elders, caregivers, elders with Alzheimer’s disease, service providers, special populations such as Vietnamese and Latino/a elders, and provides information on the use of expressive therapies like art, drama, and Cited by: 4.

Group work is a service modality that is used extensively with older adults in many different settings. A review of the literature from tohowever, revealed articles, dissertations, and other publications about group work practice with older adults, a rate of only about nine published documents per year (Aday & Aday, ).Cited by: Group Work and Aging: Issues in Practice, Research, and Education discusses in-depth information on group work with gay and lesbian elders, caregivers, elders with Alzheimer’s disease, service providers, special populations such as Vietnamese and Latino/a elders, and provides information on the use of expressive therapies like art, drama, and.

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