The Resource Handbook of social work in health and aging, Barbara Berkman, editor ; Sarah D'Ambruoso, associate editor

Handbook of social work in health and aging, Barbara Berkman, editor ; Sarah D'Ambruoso, associate editor

Handbook of social work in health and aging
Handbook of social work in health and aging
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Barbara Berkman, editor ; Sarah D'Ambruoso, associate editor
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Social work in health and aging
This handbook presents the latest research on social work with older people, providing specialist knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population
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.H34 2006eb
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Handbook of social work in health and aging, Barbara Berkman, editor ; Sarah D'Ambruoso, associate editor
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  • Introduction : Our aging society / Nancy Hooyman -- -- -- Part A. POPULATIONS SOCIAL WORKERS SERVE -- -- -- Section I: Social Work Practice and Older Adults with Chronic Physical and Health Conditions -- -- Older adults with cancer / Peter Maramaldi & Johnghyun Lee -- Older adults with age-related cardiovascular disease / Amy L. Ai & Lynn Carrigan -- Older adults with diabetes and complications / Richard Francoeur & Jennifer Elkins -- Older adults with orthopedic and mobility limitations / Helen Mitiades & Lenard W. Kaye -- Older adults with developmental disabilities / Elizabeth Lightfoot -- Older adults with age-related sensory loss / Cynthia Stuen -- Aging and functional disability / Michelle Putnam & Susan Stark -- HIV-infected and HIV-affected older adults / Cynthia Poindexter & Charles Emlet -- -- Section II: Social Work Practice with Older Adults with Mental Health Problems -- -- Older adults with neurological problems without significant dementia / Gladys González-Ramos -- Older adults suffering from significant dementia / Ronald W. Toseland & Michael Parker -- Older adults with mental and emotional problems / Zvi D. Gellis -- Older adults with substance/alcohol abuse problems / Tazuko Shibusawa -- Older adults at risk for suicide / Margaret E. Adamek & Greta Yoder Slater -- -- Section III: Special Populations -- -- Elders living in poverty / David E. Biegel & Sylvia Leibrandt -- Older adults and work in the 21st century / Sheila H. Akabas & Lauren B. Gates -- The oldest old / Ruth E. Dunkle & Hae-Sook Jeon -- Immigrant and refugee elders / Ailee Moon & Siyon Rhee -- Mistreated and neglected elders / Susan Tomita -- Aging prisoners / Ronald H. Aday -- -- Section IV: Cultural Diversity and Social Work Practice with Older Adults -- -- Older African Americans and other Black populations / Letha A. Chadiha, Edna Brown, & Maria T. Aranda -- Older Asian Americans / Jong Won Min & Ailee Moon -- Older gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender persons / Sandra S. Butler -- Older Latinos : A mental health perspective / Maria P. Aranda -- Native American elders : Unique histories and special needs / Amanda Barusch -- Older adults in other minority groups / Colette Browne & Virginia Richardson -- -- Section V: Social Work Practice in Palliative and End-of-Life Care -- -- Roles of social workers in palliative and end-of-life care / Judith L. Howe & Louisa Daratsos -- Psychosocial services at the end of life / Irene Gutheil & Margaret Souza -- -- Section VI: Family and Intergenerational Social Work Practice in Special Caregiving Situations -- -- Caregivers to older adults / Jan Greenberg, Marsha Seltzer, & Eva Brewer -- Grandparents raising grandchildren : Who are they? / Nancy P. Kropf & Eunkyung Yoon -- Older adults as caregivers to persons with developmental disabilities / Philip McCallion -- Older Latino family caregivers / Sandra Magaña -- Rural African American caregiving / Iris Carlton-Laney -- Caregiving at a distance / Michael Parker, Wesley Church, & Ronald Toseland
  • Part B. WHERE SOCIAL WORKERS PRACTICE -- -- -- Section IA: Practice in the Community : Settings for Practice -- -- Generalized and specialized hospitals / Patricia J. Volland & David M. Keepnews -- Home care settings / A.E. Benjamin & Edna Naito-Chan -- Departments of public welfare or social service / Patricia Brownwell -- Geriatric care management settings / Carmen Morano & Barbara Morano -- Hospices / Deborah P. Waldrop -- Community mental health centers / Sherry M. Cummings & Kimberly M. Cassie -- Senior centers / Philip A. Rozario -- Health maintenance organizations and managed care companies / W. June Simmons & Susan Enguidanos -- Social service and health planning agencies / Robert B. Hudson -- The workplace / Sheila H. Akabas & Lauren B. Gates -- Substance abuse networks / Connie Corley, Muriel Gray, & Richard Yakimo -- -- Section IB: Social Service Resources Available through Community Settings -- -- Case management services / Matthias J. Naleppa -- Counseling services and support groups / Leah Ruffin & Lenard W. Kaye -- Services to support caregivers of older adults / Sandra Edmonds Crewe & Sandra Stukes Chipungu -- Advocacy adn protection of older adults / Jordan L. Kosberg, Max B. Rothman, & Burton D. Dunlop -- Housing, health, and quality of life / Judith G. Gonyea -- Services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults / Bradley D. Zodikoff -- Services for HIV-infected or HIV-affected older adults / Charles Emlet & Cynthia Poindexter -- -- Section II: Social Work Practice with Older Adults and Their Families in Long-Term Residential Care -- -- A social worker's historical and future perspective on residential care / Rosalie A. Kane -- Nursing homes / Betsy Vourlekis & Kelsey Simons -- Residential care settings for veterans / Marylou Guihan -- The long-term care ombudsman program / Ruth Huber [and others] -- Long-term residential settings for older persons with severe and persistent menal illness / Jeanette Semke -- Culture change in long-term care / Wendy Lustbader & Carter Catlett Williams -- Dementia special care units in residential care / Lisa P. Gwyther & Rosalie A. Kane -- Transitions from nursing homes to community settings / Robert L. Mollica -- Continuing care retirement communities / F. Ellen Netting & Cindy C. Wilson -- Assisted living settings / Sheryl Zimmerman, Jean Munn, & Terry Koenig -- Adult foster care and adult family care / Vera Prosper -- Congregate housing / Nancy W. Sheehan & Waldo C. Klein -- Residential-based care : New York's NORC-supportive services program model / Fredda Vladeck
  • Part C. HOW SOCIAL WORKERS PRACTICE -- -- -- Section I: Assessment and Interventions with Older Adults and Their Families/Caregivers -- -- A. Assessment -- -- Comprehensive and multidimensional geriatric assessment / Scott Miyake Geron -- Abbreviated and targeted geriatric assessment / James Lubben -- Standardized measures commonly used in geriatric assessment / Rosalie A. Kane -- -- B. Theories and Modes of Practice Intervention with Older Adults and Their Families/Caregivers -- -- Cognitive-behavioral interventions / Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich -- Family and group interventions / Roberta R. Green & Joyce Riley -- Interdisciplinary team practices / M. Joanna Mellor -- Psychodynamic psychotherapy / Denis P. Cronin -- Reminiscence and life review / Berit Ingersoll-Dayton & Angela Bommarito -- Strengths-based and solutions-focused approaches to practice / Rosemary Chapin, Holly Nelson-Becker, & Kelley MacMillan -- Spirituality in professional helping interventions / Holly Nelson-Becker, Mitsuko Nakashima, & Edward Canda -- -- C. Advocacy and Empowerment Models -- -- Approaches to empowering individuals and communities / Kevin J. Mahoney & Karen Zgoda -- National advocacy groups for older adults / Linda Krogh Harootyan & Greg O'Neill -- -- -- Part D. LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL POLICIES/REGULATIONS AFFECTING OLDER ADULTS -- -- -- Federal income maintenance policies and programs / Namkee Choi -- Private retirement benefits / Robert B. Hudson -- Policies affecting health, mental health, and caregiving : Medicare / Ji Seon Lee -- Policies affecting health, mental health, and caregiving : Medicaid / Colleen Galambos -- Policies affecting long-term care and long-term care institutions / Li-Mei Chen -- Policies affecting community-based social services, housing, and transportation / Sharon Keigher -- Policies related to competency and proxy issues / Kathleen Wilber & Gretchen E. Alkema -- Policies related to end-of-life care / Victoria H. Raveis -- Policies affecting families of older adults with care needs / Lydia Li & Jane A. Rafferty -- Policies to protect the rights of older adults / Joan Davitt
  • Part E. INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK AND CARE OF OLDER ADULTS -- -- -- Wolrld population aging / James Lubben & Joann Damron-Rodriguez -- Older adults in Australia / Elizabeth Ozanne -- Older adults in China / Iris Chi -- Older adults in Europe / Judith Phillips -- Older adults in developing nations / Osei Darkwa -- Long-term care insurance in Japan / Martha N. Ozawa & Shingo Nakayama -- -- -- Part F. SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH IN AGING -- -- -- Issues in conducting social work research in aging / Amy Horowitz -- Using large datasets for research on older adults and families / Terry Lum -- Measuring client satisfaction among older adults and families / Chang-Ming Hsieh & Elizabeth Essex -- Current status of social work research in aging and future directions / Denise Burnette & Nancy Morrow-Howell -- -- -- Part G. SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND CAREERS IN AGING -- -- -- Strategies for implementing and sustaining gerontological curricular change in social work education / James R. Reinardy & Sara Zoff -- Educating social workers for an aging society : Needs and approaches / Nancy L. Wilson -- Moving forward : Developing geriatric social work copetencies / Joan Damron-Rodriguez -- Credentialing opportunities for social workers in aging / Robyn Golden & Monika White
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