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Geriatric Care Management
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presented by Sarah Swords, fl. 1980-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour
Sarah Swords describes the demographics of the rapidly growing older adult population and focuses on geriatric care management - an exciting and effective way to address the complex needs people face as they age. She outlines the processes of engagement, assessment, and intervention planning using a biopsychosoci...
presented by Sarah Swords, fl. 1980-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour
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Older Women
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presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
Current research suggests that biology, psychology, culture, and social standing all contribute to alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems in women, yet few books show how to account for these factors during evaluation and treatment. Especially in terms of vulnerable populations, acknowledging these influences prove...
presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
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Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide
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written by Wenn Lawson, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
The first book to look seriously at the practical issues facing older adults with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), Wenn Lawson's groundbreaking handbook offers support, advice, and sensible ways in which to look at the issues. Informed by current research, interviews with older people diagnosed with ASC and his o...
written by Wenn Lawson, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
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Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging
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written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
Qigong is the centuries-old practice of moving vital energy (Qi) through the channels of the body, known as meridians, to promote vitality and health. Stephen Rath details current research and Traditional Chinese Medicine theory to show how Qigong practice can support cognitive functioning, as well as emotional an...
written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
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The Extent of the National Obesity Crisis
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban obesity through a social justice lens, this book is the first to help social workers and others develop targeted inter...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
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8 | Social-Behavioral Research in Aging and the Social Work Research Agenda
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presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
Social work professionals must demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators and governments, not to mention clients and incoming practitioners. A thorough evaluation of the activities, ethics, and outcomes of social work practice is critical to maintaining investment and interest in the profession and improving...
presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
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