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A Home Study Continuing Education Course for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, and Mental Health Counselors

Psychology continuing education book coverGroup Work and Aging: Issues in Practice, Research, and Education

Robert Salmon, DSW, and Roberta Graziano, DSW. (Eds.) 2004. 269 Pages

9 Hours CE Credits

50 Questions: True/False and Multiple Choice

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This course presents practical guidance in adapting group work structure and techniques to demographic, developmental, physical, and cultural characteristics of older persons. Suggested adaptations are illustrated through case examples and descriptions of effective programs.

Learning Objectives:

Course Outline:

  1. Differences About Working with Older People in Groups

  2. Using a Record of Service in Group Work with Those Struggling with Intimacy

  3. An Intern's Experience with Group Work in a Homeless Shelter

  4. The Sociocultural Reality of Asian Immigrant Elderly: Implications for Group Work

  5. An Enhanced Therapeutic Community Model for Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

  6. Mutual Aid Groups for Older Persons with a Mental Illness

  7. Relationship Between Caregiver Support Groups and the Marker Framework of Caregiving

  8. Telephone Caregiver Support Groups

  9. Interventions for Elderly Parents of Adults with Severe Mental Illness

  10. An Intergenerational Singing Group

  11. End of Groups as an Intervention at End-of-Life

  12. Use of a Mutual Aid Group with Home Attendants

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