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Title Days in the lives of gerontological social workers : 44 professionals tell stories from real-life social work practice with older adults / edited by Linda May Grobman and Dara Bergel Bourassa.

Publication Info. Harrisburg, Penn. : White Hat Communications, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.6 D275D    Check Shelf
Description 313 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-309).
Contents Blessings of meals on wheels / Kay A. Long -- Adult protective services / Mary Jo Garcia Biggs -- Working with immigrants in a community senior center / Jinsheng (Jane) Qiu -- When the white cane comes in handy : helping older adults navigate the health care system / Karen Zgoda -- Geriatric community care management / Susan J. Harper -- Community senior services / Debra Hartley -- Best practices in a community setting / Karen V. Graziano -- Day in the life of a NORC / Man Wai Alice Lun -- Gas masks, self-affirmation, and war in Israel / Patricia Levy -- Firsts : Mrs. Blue visits the ER / Gary E. Bachman -- Social work in outpatient rehabilitation / Karen Horwitz Rubin -- Hospital social work : a fast-paced environment / Dara Bergel Bourassa -- Welcome to geriatrics! Life as a VA social worker / Denice Goodrich Liley -- Do unto others : life lessons learned as a medical social worker / Marian Swindell -- Typical day in home health / Gary B. Schwartz -- Day in the life of a hospice social worker / Sally Hill Jones -- Need for hospice social workers in skilled nursing facilities / Renee R. Adams -- Social work in a nursing home / Heidi Hovis -- Mount / Laurie Silvia -- Life as a nursing home administrator / Erica Holman -- Investigative social work : the nursing home surveyor / Kimberly McClure Cassie -- Day in the life of an ombudsman / Della Govea Sanchez -- Long term care ombudsman : another perspective / Laura N. Norman -- Working with geriatric inpatients in acute mental health / Thomas Horn -- Stella's orchestra : social work in rural geriatric mental health / Mary Pat Sullivan -- Social work at the Alzheimer's Association / C. Michelle Niedens -- Parkinson's disease and social work practice / Christina L. Erickson -- Social work perspective on geriatric addictions / Nicole Sarette MacFarland -- Working with homeless older adults / Kelly Mills-Dick -- Tapping into the creative parts : art therapy with older adults / Jennifer Clements -- Integrative touch and the 15-minute StressOut / Gerald W. Vest -- Win-win partnership : intergenerational social work / Joann T. Jarolmen -- Social work in a law firm / Roseanne Tzitzouris -- Geriatric care management in private practice / Andrea Shankman Eisenstein -- Caregiver psychoeducational support groups : gerontological social work in business and industry / Emma Giordano Quartaro -- Community organizing in state government / Dale K. Laninga -- Gray and gay: lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging / Lisa Krinsky -- Field placement in geriatric case management / Trevor Gates -- Graduate student's experience in the Hartford Practicum Partnership Program / Kathryn C. MacLean -- Learning the ropes as a BSW intern / Karen L. Sheriff -- Teaching aging by concept and example / Cynthia Garthwait -- One day in the life of a qualitative researcher / Dorothy C. Stratton -- Racism oral history / Grantlin Schafer -- Centenarians in India : secrets to long life / Murali D. Nair.
Subject Social work with older people -- Case studies.
Social workers -- Biography.
Added Author Grobman, Linda May.
Bourassa, Dara Bergel.
ISBN 9781929109210
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