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Minority management training program for social workers specializing in aging

Ruthann L Rountree

Minority management training program for social workers specializing in aging

final report

by Ruthann L Rountree

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Published by Administration on Aging in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work with older people -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- California, Southern,
  • Social work with minorities -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- California, Southern,
  • Social workers -- Training of -- California, Southern

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [60] leaves :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13613770M

    Prepare Social Work students for the workforce with MindTap titles and textbooks, including simulation activities such as Helper Studio and Reflection to improve job-readiness. training videos, peer-led webinars and more! Dr. Bullock is Assistant Professor at the University of the District of Columbia's Social Work program where she.   The senior service sector is growing rapidly. In addition to today's aging Baby Boomer generation, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that people older than 65 will outnumber those under 18 for the first time in All of the most common positions within the field, from geropsychologists to social workers to acute care nurse practitioners, will experience .

      Geriatric care managers work in long-term nursing facilities and home health services managing the care of elderly patients. Students in a geriatric care management certificate program might gain. The aging of our society, both in the United States and globally, demands an increased focus on aging within the social work profession and the preparation of more social workers skilled in working with older people and their families.

    Social Worker Aging Adult jobs available on Apply to Social Worker, Outreach Worker, Assistant Director and more! The provision of social- and health-related services through a NORC with the collaboration of the senior residents and various social, health, and housing providers not only provides an ideal setting for human services and social work practice, but more importantly, also meets the needs of the diverse aging population in urban areas.


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Minority management training program for social workers specializing in aging by Ruthann L Rountree Download PDF EPUB FB2

The objectives of the project have been to recruit minority students to the field of aging, upgrade skills of social service workers already employed in aging agencies, prepare minority students for leadership roles in agencies serving older adults, develop curriculum training materials on agency administration and management, provide integrated field work and classroom Author: Janet Black, Ruthann L.

Rountree. Get this from a library. Minority management training program for social workers specializing in aging: final report. [Ruthann L Rountree; United States. Administration on Aging.].

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