Social Work Practice and the Elderly
3rd Revised edition
Social Work Practice and the Elderly by Michael J. Holosko
Book DescriptionThis third edition of Social Work Practice with the Elderly describes significant practice issues and current challenges facing gerontological social workers, who are working with the fastest growing demographic cohort in North America. Insightful and creative practitioners provide current accounts and case examples from their work in a variety of settings. The material includes both micro and macro practice and offers a focus on advanced specialty practice while also providing an advanced generalist model. All the chapters have been rewritten and updated by adding related additional readings and websites. Six new chapters have been added on sensory impairment, HIV/AIDS, elder abuse, community-assisted living, rural elderly, retirement and volunteerism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781551302331
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Canadian Scholars Press
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Michael J. Holosko
Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families, Paperback (February 2013)
Taking a lifespan approach, this book gathers the top scholars in social work practice to create a resource that presents practice skills and interventions for working with individuals, children, and families.
Distinguishing Clinical from Upper Level Management in Social Work, Paperback (April 2010)View all books by Michael J. Holosko
Examines social work administration by separating management and administrative practise into two distinct aspects - clinical management and upper level management.
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Author Biography - Michael J. Holosko
Michael J. Holosko is Professor of Social Work at the University of Windsor. He has published numerous monographs, chapters, articles, and texts in the areas of evaluation, health care, gerontology, social policy, and music intervention. In the past few years he has taken his concerns for advocacy and social justice to the airwaves, where he is billed as "The Community Doctor" on AM800 CKLW and The New WI out of Windsor, Canada.
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