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Author: Adelle M. Williams
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Social Science
Helping Relationships with Older Adults: From Theory to Practice examines the fundamental theoretical perspectives of the aging process with an emphasis on the healthy aspects of aging. Taking a comprehensive approach, author Adele Williams addresses various therapeutic methods as she highlights the strengths and resiliency of the older population. Exercises and case studies demonstrate key concepts and promote skill development by allowing students to experience the various challenges in the lives of older clients.
Unit IV gives suggestions for self - assessment in helping relationships in the
areas of responsibility and ethics , confidentiality , empathy , and dependence .
Unit V covers building and maintaining a helping relationship with older persons
Author: United States. Community Services AdministrationPublish On: 1971
“The outstanding achievement in both projects was the large number of clients
with whom the staffs were able to establish helping relationships. Workers in both
projects demonstrated a sincere commitment to helping ill and troubled people in
Author: United States. Community Services Administration
Indeed we know remarkably little about the detailed way in which personal relationships affect the process and outcome of care for older people . We often
talk about the details of relationships in trying to help individuals but there is ...
Author: Charles Twining
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This book covers both normal ageing and the problems which can arise for older people as individuals and as members of families and other groups. It shows how the application of psychological principles can help those working with older people to meet their needs.
The Impact of Race on Volunteer Helping Relationships among the Elderly D
ECAUSE of the steady increase of older adults and particularly the growth in the
percentage of people more than 85 years of age , social work faces the challenge
Deinstitutionalization , poverty , and inadequate housing options all contribute to
the increase in homelessness among the elderly ( Tully & Jacobson , 1994 ) .
DEVELOPING HELPING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OLDER ADULT CLIENTS In ...
Author: John E. Poulin
Category: Social group work
This introductory text presents a model of generalist practice that emphasizes the helping relationship. The book integrates empirical practice methods with a strengths-based empowerment approach to social work practice with individual, family, group, organization, and community client systems. Written in straightforward language and relatively free of jargon, the book incorporates case examples throughout. Each chapter concludes with a detailed case study and discussion questions. This introductory text presents a model of generalist practice that emphasizes the helping relationship. The book integrates empirical practice methods with a strengths-based empowerment approach to social work practice with individual, family, group, organization, and community client systems. Written in straightforward language and relatively free of jargon, the book incorporates case examples throughout. Each chapter concludes with a detailed case study and discussion questions.
The author describes the attachment theory as a model explaining helping
behaviours of adult children . ... ( 3 ) sibling relationships ; ( 4 ) conflict resolution
techniques ; ( 5 ) changes in the older adult ; and ( 6 ) the presence of senile
Working as a partner with a caregiver is something that must be negotiated to be
successful , however acceptance of helping relationships with regard to exercise
can be an outgrowth of acceptance of help in other areas . Self - liberation is the ...
The relationships built by older adults in Project WRITE with the college students
were often an incentive to continue ... orientation to the helping relationship often
betrays a " better than / less than " dynamic that impedes the development of ...
It also is common for clients to define the relationship by using friendship
descriptors . 2 . Lead a group discussion by asking participants , “ What are the
differences between professional helping relationships and friendships ? ”
Author: Becky Fast
Category: Health & Fitness
This ready-to-use curriculum trains both new and experienced case managers to focus attention on older clients' remaining strengths instead of losses. Teaching modules cover all skills needed to establish a successful helping relationship, use effective strategies and develop goal plans. Includes reproducible handouts and exercises.
The impact of race on volunteer helping relationships among the elderly . Social
Work , 35 , 395 - 402 . Morrow - Howell , N . , & Mui , A . ( 1989 ) . Elderly
volunteers : Reasons for initiating and terminating service . Journal of
Author: Robbyn R Wacker
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Category: Social Science
By the year 2030, older Americans will make up nearly one quarter of the population. The rapid growth of this population segment puts increased importance on the analysis of existing social policy regarding the responsibilities of caring for older adults. This book provides a comprehensive overview of current community resources available to elderly Americans, including both public and private programs. While knowledge of the community resources that are available is vital, the authors also stress the importance of the theoretical knowledge that will assist in understanding the social and psychological dynamics of help seeking behavior. Deeper understanding of the social and psychological needs of the elderly and their families, as well as the services that are available them, will better prepare students and practitioners to take advantage of resources available to their clients. New to this Edition The Second Edition includes updated information about various programs and services, including the newly authorized Older Americans Act and changes in Social Security and Medicare. In addition, new information about health care for retired veterans, updated best practices, and Web resources are provided. Features and Benefits Provides an overview of legislation that provides the foundation for the aging network A discussion of theories that help predict service use, thus offering readers a framework for understanding why older adults do or do not use services Provides case studies that encourage critical thinking about the delivery and use of community resources Chapters that contain descriptions of both public and private programs and services available to older adults, in-depth reviews of the current body of empirical literature in each program area, and discussions of the challenges programs and services will face in the future Includes Best practice examples of community programs from around the country that illustrate unique ways to meet the needs of older adults Lists national organizations and Internet resources for each topic area Includes learning activities that challenge students to explore the community resources that exist in the reader's locale
It is important that providers of care and services to the elderly be aware of and
understand how these factors can influence their helping relationship . This
awareness can motivate them to consciously monitor their perceptions to reduce
Working with a helping professional may be problematic for older adults . For
some , relying on a ... For these clients , termination of the helping relationship
may represent another significant loss ( Edinberg , 1985 ) . Edinburg noted that
Author: Berit Ingersoll-Dayton
The Delicate Balance is a unique and insightful resource for gerontological professionals and students. Discover valuable and poignant lessons in these first-hand accounts of the diverse therapeutic relationships encountered when counseling older adults. Case studies range from traditional to in-home to facility-based settings, serving individuals, couples, groups, or whole family and community systems. Counseling services range from self-discovery courses to formal cognitive restructuring therapy to substance abuse interventions to care management.
Morrow, H. L., Lott, L., & Ozawa, M. (1990). The impact of race on volunteer helping relationships among the elderly. ... Volunteering and mortality among older adults: Findings from a national sample. Journal of Gerontology. 54B,
The social worker ' s role is to skillfully create a helping relationship that
empowers the client to resolve life struggles ... Hence , in the strengths
perspective , understanding the beliefs and values of the older adult is the
beginning point for all ...
Author: Barbara Berkman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Social Science
This handbook presents the latest research on social work with older people, providing specialist knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population.
Younger individuals are not likely to have many , if any , bonds of this nature ,
whereas older people may have already suffered the loss of such bonds . Age -
related variations in the need for social support may also be cited . The
acquisition of ...
TERMINATION SKILLS WITH OLDER ADULTS OF COLOR CLIENTS
Termination , the ending phase of the helping process , is a critical stage where
clients and workers formally resolve their professional relationships . At this time
Author: Doman Lum
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Category: Social Science
Bringing together two practice themes--culturally competent practice and practice process stages--Lum's book helps social work students, faculty, and practitioners implement culturally competent principles to the beginning, middle, and ending stages of their work with culturally diverse clients. Additional material, provided by guest contributors, applies these principles to ethnic diverse groups, gender and sexual orientation diverse groups, transitional diverse groups, and age-related diverse groups and include accompanying case studies and exercises.
types of helping relationships , older persons usually are required to make
appointments with professional helpers ( e.g. , physicians , counselors , case
workers ) . These helpers usually provide the expected help under certain
conditions or ...