Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education (Journal of by Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

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By Joanna Mellor,Joann Ivry

s your gerontological social paintings software as comprehensive—and in addition attended—as it can be?

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling might help you enhance classes that successfully arrange social paintings scholars and practitioners to paintings with the ever-increasing older inhabitants. It truly provides the reason for geriatric/gerontological coaching and defines the present prestige of geriatric/gerontological schooling. With interesting case reports, certain curricula, and a evaluate of the abilities and information potential helpful for powerful geriatric social paintings perform, this e-book additionally describes quite a few classes and education schemes in detail—noting the issues that different educators have encountered and delivering useful feedback to aid in replicating the courses in different associations.

This publication is mainly worthy since it not just examines the problems surrounding—and desire for—increased gerontological schooling for social employees, yet since it follows this with particular, concrete descriptions of academic ways and curricula. It provide you with either the framework and the specifics to boost your individual gerontological social paintings schooling software on the graduate or undergraduate point. beneficial charts and tables make the knowledge effortless to entry and comprehend.

Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling is split into 3 sections, each one of so that it will elevate your wisdom and realizing of this very important zone of social paintings schooling. the 1st part examines:

  • the ancient improvement of gerontological social paintings schooling
  • the CSWE/SAGE-SW talents venture
  • the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork—and the academic foundation for interdisciplinary staff education, highlighting organizational context, staff constitution, crew procedure, and crew results
  • how you can raise scholars' curiosity during this very important sector of social work

within the moment component of this well-referenced e-book, you are going to study school-based projects, focusing on:

  • the improvement and implementation of the toilet A. Hartford starting place Geriatric Social paintings Initiative
  • the recruitment of scholars into geriatric social work—with an exam of a fellowship application
  • the connection among the getting older inhabitants of the us and the turning out to be call for for geriatric social workers-and how that desire will be met via graduate-level social paintings education
  • constructing a box education rotation version
  • a doctoral fellowship software and its dissertation aid, mentorship, and management development

The 3rd part of Advancing Gerontological Social paintings schooling features:

  • an empirical learn exploring the potential of a constrained curriculum module to augment MSW and BSW scholars' gerontological practice-related wisdom, attitudes, and curiosity
  • an outline of the background and motive of carrier studying in elder care
  • an outline of the numerous carrier studying in elder care courses
  • an experiential workout that was once used effectively to aid graduate scholars in integrating and utilising their wisdom approximately geriatric evaluation
  • the result of interviews with MSW scholars concerning the appropriateness in their training for scientific social paintings with an elderly population—conducted at first, midpoint, and finish in their box placements
  • a file on incorporating intergenerational carrier studying into an undergraduate introductory gerontology path
  • using the “family study,” which exposes groups of scholars for 20 weeks to a family members that incorporates an older adult

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