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Elder Advocacy Essential Knowledge and Skills Across Settings

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ISBN-10: 0495000043

ISBN-13: 9780495000044

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ruth Huber, H. Wayne Nelson, F. Ellen Netting, Kevin W. Borders

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This text will empower you to effectively solve client problems in the often highly charged, highly interactive elder-service environment.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Ruth Huber is Professor of Social Work and Director of the Doctoral Program at the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. She has expertise in the National Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, hospice, and advanced directives.

H. Wayne Nelson is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. Formerly he served as Deputy Director of the Oregon State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program for 16 years where he trained and supervised numerous ombudsman volunteers.

Kevin Borders is an Assistant Research Professor at the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville where he directs various grant projects and continues his research on institutional abuse and aging.

Understanding contexts
Approaching Complex Delivery Systems
Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding Context and Settings
Clarifying Advocacy Roles and Relationships
Gathering information
Assessing Elders' Needs in Context
Investigating and Analyzing Situations
Planning Interventions
Practicing advocacy
Intervening with Individuals
Mobilizing Resources for Macro Interventions
Evaluating Advocacy Outcomes