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Social work practice with the elderly

Michael J. Holsko

Social work practice with the elderly

by Michael J. Holsko

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Published by Canadian Scholars" Press in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael J. Holosko, Marvin D. Feit.
ContributionsFeit, Marvin D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22827090M
ISBN 100921627645

Ageism and Future Cohorts of Elderly: Implications for Social W ork of practice; jeopardizing the integrity of the pro- fession, and potentially under-serving our clients.   Professional social work practice, at its core, should be based on relevant and valid knowledge to guide intervention; however, research supporting evidence-based practice has been traditionally underrepresented in social work (Rosen et al., ). It appears that the volume of research publications in social work on the study of suicide has Cited by:

Typical Roles & Responsibilities of Aging / Gerontological Social Workers. Social workers who specialize in gerontology often help to handle the practical aspects of the aging process, such as financial planning for long-term care, selection of care providers and facilities, coordinating the preparation of documents such as advance directives, and ensuring proper prevention and . Love and Ageism — A Social Work Perspective By Amanda Smith Barusch, PhD Social Work Today Vol. 9 No. 1 P. Why do thoughts of romance and intimacy in older adults make some people squirm? Find out more about this lingering prejudice from a social worker's research on late-life relationships.

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Social work practice with the elderly by Michael J. Holsko Download PDF EPUB FB2

Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the Actively Aging framework takes into account health, social, behavioral, economic, Cited by: 1.

demands. Working with older adults is the fastest-growing segment of the social work profession. The National Institute on Aging estimates that betw new social workers will be needed to meet the demands of this growing population.

This book is intended to provide a solid knowledge base about aging as a process andFile Size: 1MB. Founded inthe National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more thanmembers.

NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

Social Work Practice with the Elderly is an exciting group of well crafted readings, and will be useful for any social work student at the undergraduate or graduate level. It will also be a valuable resource for those in other helping professions who work side by side with social workers in this field: nurses, physiotherapists, music and art.

Explore our list of Gerontological Social Work Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: An overview of social work practice with the elderly / Marvin D. Feit, Nuria M.

Cuevas-Feit --What's unique about social work practice with the elderly?/ Michael J. Holosko, D. Ann Holosko --Conducting psycho-social assessments with the elderly / Susan Watt, Ahuva Soifer.

Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the elderly. The Actively Aging framework takes into account health, social, behavioral, economic.

The article presents information on the book "Empowerment-Oriented Social Work Practice With the Elderly," by Enid O. Cox and Ruth J. Parsons. The authors of "Empowerment-Oriented Social Work Practice With the Elderly," state that the purpose of their book is to present readers with a philosophical framework that can be integrated into already.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, p.: ill. ; 23 cm. Contents: Section I: Direct practice elements --An overview of social work practice with the elderly / Marvin D. Feit and Nuria M. Cuevas-Feit --What is unique about social work practice with the elderly?/ D.

Ann Holosko and Michale J. Holosko --Conducting psychosocial assessments. MICHAEL J. HOLOSKO, Ph.D., M.S.W., is a professor of Social Work at the University of Windsor and adjunct instructor at Norfolk State University. He has taught in schools of: social work (primarily), nursing, public administration, and applied social science in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands. Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. In this refreshingly positive and practical textbook, Rory Lynch draws on years of practice and teaching experience to show how to achieve. Written in an accessible style, this book highlights the distinctive aspects of social work policy and practice in Northern Ireland.

It covers the historical development of social work, explores. Social workers address older adult issues at all levels of service planning, policy-making, and delivery and across a wide range of community and institutional settings.

While various models of practice intervention with older adults exist, more recently the focus is on the integration of micro and macro strategies with an emphasis on strength-based perspectives to Author: Lenard W. Kaye.

This fascinating book addresses the cultures and concerns of five major ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, and Vietnamese. Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population.

It. Six new chapters have been added on sensory impairment, HIV/AIDS, elder abuse, community-assisted living, rural elderly, retirement, and volunteerism. Social Work Practice with the Elderly offers an exciting collection of well-crafted readings and will be useful for any social work student at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population.

It suggests interventions and service-delivery models that are culturally sensitive and appropriate for these clients, many of whom are first-generation immigrants still closely linked with their cultures of Edition: 1st Edition. Social workers are frequently the first responders in situations that require assessment of an older person’s capacity for independent decision making and self-care, yet there is limited professional literature to inform and guide social work practice in the area of assessing capacity and working with vulnerable and at-risk older adults.

Social Work Practice with Families and Children Book Description: This book emphasizes family-centered, social network, and school-based interventions in the preparation of social workers for direct and indirect practice with clients from vulnerable populations, especially the poor, people of color, and recent immigrant groups.

Buy Social Work Practice with the Elderly 3rd Revised edition by Holosko, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Format: Paperback.

Co-written by a researcher, project worker and older volunteers, this book provides an accessible guide for those practitioners who work with older people, to develop a deeper understanding of issues of discrimination and oppression attached to sexuality in later life and explore the implications for practice.

Theories Used in Social Work Practice & Practice Models. Social work theories are general explanations that are supported by evidence obtained through the scientific method.

A theory may explain human behavior, for example, by describing how humans interact or .Social work’s practice philosophy is particularly compatible with the empowerment and community-focused philosophy of the Village model.

Note: A more detailed discussion of the Village model can be found in the authors’ article “It Takes a Village: Community Practice, Social Work & Aging in Place,” published in the Journal of.A lifespan approach presenting evidence-informed interventions for working with individuals and families Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families covers assessment of and intervention with children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and families.

It offers an array of pedagogical features within each chapter, as well as online resources and review questions at the .