This one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guidebook has been used as a national and international model to meet the needs of people just diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Clinical and administrative issues include: selecting group participants; training facilitators; managing unique group topics, interactions, and dynamics; This book is a must-have for anyone developing early-stage Alzheimer's programs.
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(230mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Robyn Yale
Robyn Yale is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in the fields of Aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD). In 1986, she pioneered an innovative support group for people with early stage AD and their families. She was among the first to fuel the growth in early stage awareness and services through her research and clinical practice, and by facilitating collaboration between professionals around the world in this area.Robyn Yalea (TM)s early stage support group model has been widely replicated nationally and internationally through her book and training workshops. She has become a leading expert, educator and advocate in the field of early dementia. Based in San Francisco , California , USA , she currently works independently and as a consultant to the Alzheimer's Association and other organizations.