Counseling Older People: Opportunities and Challenges

Counseling Older People: Opportunities and Challenges

presented by Charlene Kampfe, fl. 1985 (Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, 2015, originally published 2015), 372 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients’ personal concerns and describes ways counselors can advocate for older people on a systemic level. Individual and group exercises are incorporated throughout the book to enhance its practicality.Topics covered include an overview of population demographics and characteristics; counseling considerations and empowering older clients; successful aging; mental health and wellness; common medical conditions; multiple losses and transitions; financial concerns; elder abuse; veterans’ issues; sensory loss; changing family dynamics; managing Social Security and Medicare; working after retirement age; retirement transitions, losses, and gains; residential options; and death and dying.
Field of Interest
Counseling & Therapy
Copyright Message
Copyright © 2015 by the American Counseling Association
Content Type
Book
Format
Text
Original Publication Date
2015
Page Count
372
Publication Year
2015
Publisher
American Counseling Association
Place Published / Released
Alexandria, VA
Subject
Counseling & Therapy, Psychology & Counseling, Health Sciences, Theoretical Approaches to Counseling, Age & aging, Teoria do Aconselhamento, Teorías del Asesoramiento, Counseling psychology, Older people
Clinician
Charlene Kampfe, fl. 1985
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Teoria do Aconselhamento, Teorías del Asesoramiento

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