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Social work with older adults : a biopsychosocial approach to assessment and intervention /
Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Boston : Pearson, ©2014.
description
xxiii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
0205096727 (pbk.), 9780205096725 (pbk.)
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imprint
Boston : Pearson, ©2014.
isbn
0205096727 (pbk.)
9780205096725 (pbk.)
contents note
Chapter 1: The Context of Social Work Practice with Older Adults -- Chapter 2: Biological Changes and the Physical Well-Being of Older Adults -- Chapter 3: Psychosocial Adjustments to Aging -- Chapter 4: Conducting a Biopsychosocial Assessment -- Chapter 5: Differential Assessment and Diagnosis of Cognitive and Emotional Problems of Older Adults -- Chapter 6: Interventions for Depression, Anxiety and Dementia in Older Adults -- Chapter 7: Alternative Interventions in the Socioemotional Problems of Older Adults -- Chapter 8: Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention in Older Adults -- Chapter 9: Social Work Practice in Identifying and Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults -- Chapter 10: Spirituality and Social Work with Older Adults -- Chapter 11: End-of-Life Care for Older Adults -- Chapter 12: Working with Older Adults' Support Systems: Spouses, Partners, Families, and Caregivers -- Chapter 13: "Aging in Place": Income Programs, Health Insurance, and Support Services for Older Adults.
catalogue key
10889692
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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. This text is available in a variety of formats print and digital. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. 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. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit: www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText: ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205922422 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205922420
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Presenting a strengths-based approach to social work with older adults, the fourth edition of this text examines the basics of biopsychosocial functioning and the design of interventions to treat a wide variety of challenges facing older adults.
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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. This text is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. 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. 0205922422 / 9780205922420 Social Work with Older Adults Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access 0205096727 / 9780205096725 Social Work with Older Adults

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