Mental Wellness in Aging Strengths-Based Approaches

ISBN-10: 1878812696

ISBN-13: 9781878812698

Edition: 2003

Authors: Judah L. Ronch, Joseph A. Goldfield

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List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Health Professions Press
Publication date: 2/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Ronch is the executive clinical director of LifeSpan DevelopMental Systems and was the executive director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College.

Joseph A. Goldfield, M.S.W., received his master's of social work from the University of California at Berkeley. For the past 15 years he has been a nationally recognized lecturer and teacher of strengths-based approaches to psychotherapy. He remains a private practice in New York City, where he also provides consultation on strengths-based interventions to agencies serving aging clients. A faculty member of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College of the City University of New York, Mr. Goldfield also serves as an advisor to various behavioral managed care companies. As an experienced disaster/trauma counselor, Mr. Goldfield was extensively involved in the aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

About the Editors
Foreword: Blurring the Lincs, Expanding the Vision
Engaging People's Strengths for Successful Aging
Aging in the Next Millennium: What the Future Holds for Us
Autonomy and Consumer Empowerment: Making Quality of Life the Organizing Principle for Long-Term Care Policy
Strengths-Based Health Care: Self-Advocacy and Wellness in Aging
Care Management: A Strengths-Based Approach to Mental Wellness with Older Adults
The Social Portfolio: The Role of Activity in Mental Wellness as People Age
Why Most People Cope Well with Retirement
Conscious Aging: A Strategy for Positive Change in Later Life
Changing Institutional Culture: Can We Re-value the Nursing Home?
From Symptoms to Strengths in Therapy and Counseling
Fundamental Concepts of Milton II. Frickson and Their Relevance to Older Clients
Solution-Focused Therapy: Elders Enhancing Exceptions
Narrative Therapy with Older Adults
The Narrative Solutions Approach: Bringing Out the Best in People as They Age
Strengths-Based Approaches to Trauma in the Aging: An Albanian Kosovar Experience
Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Strengths-Based Approaches
Lessons from the Lifelines Writing Group for People in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: Forgetting that We Don't Remember
Exploring the Creative Potential of People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia: Dare to Imagine
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