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  1. Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Digital Welfare for the Third Age

    Health and social care informatics for older people

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Michael Hardey, Leigh Keeble

    This book is about the ways digital technology can contribute to the welfare of older people. The Internet, mobile phones and other technologies have changed how we live and work. Such technologies also shape how services for older people are organised in ways that potentially place carers and...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Bereavement Narratives

    Continuing bonds in the twenty-first century

    By Christine Valentine

    Bereavement is often treated as a psychological condition of the individual with both healthy and pathological forms. However, this empirically-grounded study argues that this is not always the best or only way to help the bereaved. In a radical departure, it emphasises normality and social and...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families

    By Pat Otwell

    Learn how to develop an effective Alzheimer’s ministry. The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families examines the importance of spirituality in dealing with the everyday challenges of this mysterious disease. Not a “how-to” manual with step-by-step instructions or tried and...

    Published May 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Gerontological Supervision

    A Social Work Perspective in Case Management and Direct Care

    By Ann Burack Weiss, Frances C. Brennan

    The growing population of aging Americans is bringing with it thousands of new workers into agencies serving the elderly each year. Now, the need for supervisors to administer and train staff in programs for older persons is increasing as well. This is a practical, "how-to" guide for the...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Abuse of Older Men

    By Jordan I. Kosberg

    Learn the causes of—and consequences from—elder abuse of men For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia

    Edited by Susan Rodiek, Benyamin Schwarz

    Learn how gardens and parks can be beneficial to residents Mounting evidence reveals that nature and outdoor environments provide individuals with dementia greater enjoyment in life, lower stress levels, and positive changes to physical well-being. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Biblical Perspectives on Aging

    God and the Elderly, Second Edition

    By J. Gordon Harris

    As the population of older Americans grows, meaningful perspectives on aging are needed by both the young and the old. Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly takes a detailed look at the views of aging presented in the Old and New Testaments. This wide ranging and insightful survey...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Working with Vulnerable Adults

    By Bridget Penhale, Jonathan Parker

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  10. A Journey Called Aging

    Challenges and Opportunities in Older Adulthood

    By James C. Fisher, Henry C. Simmons

    A Journey Called Aging presents an insightful exploration of the years between the entry into older adulthood and death. This text examines the significant changes and major landmarks of older persons between 60 and 90. Grounded by a developmental framework based on empirical research, this book...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge