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Gerontological Supervision: A Social Work Perspective in by Ann Burack Weiss,Frances C. Brennan

By Ann Burack Weiss,Frances C. Brennan

The starting to be inhabitants of getting older american citizens is bringing with it hundreds of thousands of latest staff into organisations serving the aged every year. Now, the necessity for supervisors to manage and teach employees in courses for older individuals is expanding to boot. this can be a sensible, "how-to" advisor for the supervision of case managers, own care services, and interns operating in group prone and long term care of in poor health or disabled older folks. This up-to-date version expands its concentration by means of delivering the newest, up to date rules and confirmed "practice knowledge" for dealing with the various field’s most typical difficulties.

Filled with direct and composite case examples, this beneficial consultant appears to be like at issues important to the altering box of perform. half one provides an summary of the social paintings standpoint. elements and 3 think about perform and administrative concerns. Supervision of interns is roofed partly 4, and half 5 expands the scope of unique version by means of discussing the similarities and ameliorations among domestic care and long term care settings. Chapters comprise insurance of:





    • dual emphasis on individual and setting



    • treatment with dignity and recognize



    • stages of supporting, studying, and instructing



    • negotiating the stability among dependence and independence



    • styles of studying and educating



    • tuning in and anticipatory empathy



    • assessment, case making plans, on-going paintings, and termination



    • empowerment, mediation, and advocacy



    • the manager as "middle administration"



    • staff improvement



    • the supervisory convention and recording standards



    • evaluation in crew supervision



    • home care



    • residential care


Gerontological Supervision is a useful source for supervisors without or with MSWs and RNs, in addition to case managers, own care prone, interns, and educators and scholars in social work.

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