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Social Work with the Aged and Their Families

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ISBN-10: 0202361837

ISBN-13: 9780202361833

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Roberta R. Greene

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In recent years, theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners have become increasingly interested in older adults and the aging process. This volume draws on related disciplines to better understand the biological, psychological, and social aspects of aging. Social Work with the Aged and Their Families covers areas of central interest to those coping with the needs of an aging population. Among the topics addressed are assessment of the aging, taking into account biological age, psychological age, and socio-cultural and spiritual age. Greene also considers the importance of the family system, family roles and development, functional-age individual and family intervention, and group and…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Beginning the Helping Process: Special Issues
Assessment and Functional Age
Psychological Aspects of Functional Age
Sociocultural and Spiritual Aspects of Functional Age
The Family as a Social System
Assessment: The Family as a Set of Reciprocal Roles and Developmental Unit
The Functional-Age Model and Individual and Family Intervention
The Functional-Age Model of Intergenerational Treatment: Group and Community-Based Approaches