Evidence-Based Counseling and Psychotherapy for an Aging Population

Evidence-Based Counseling and Psychotherapy for an Aging Population

by Morley D. Glicken

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080958538
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Series: Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 450
File size: 650 KB

About the Author

Dr. Morley D. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service in San Antonio; the founding director of the Master of Social Work Department at California State University, San Bernardino; the past Director of the Master of Social Work Program at the University of Alabama; and the former Executive Director of Jewish Family Service of Greater Tucson. He has also held faculty positions in social work at the University of Kansas and Arizona State University. He currently teaches in the Department of Social Work at Arizona State University West in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Glicken received his BA degree in social work with a minor in psychology from the University of North Dakota and holds an MSW degree from the University of Washington and the MPA and DSW degrees from the University of Utah. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Psychosocial Perspectives of Aging 1: Aging in America: Psychosocial Treatment Issues 2: Successful Aging

Part II: Understanding Evidence-Based Practice 3: An Explanation of Evidence-Based Practice and its Application to Clinical Work with Older Adults 4: Using Evidence-Based Practice to Diagnose and Assess Psychosocial Difficulties in Older Adults 5: Evidence-Based Practice and the Client-Worker Relationship with Older Adults

Part III: Evidence-Based Practice and Psychosocial Problems of Older Adults 6: Love and Intimacy in Older Adulthood 7: Work, Retirement, and Ageism in the Workplace 8: Evidence-Based Practice with Older Adults Experiencing Social Isolation and Loneliness 9: Evidence-Based Practice and Older Adults Experiencing Elder Abuse and Neglect 10: Evidence-Based Practice with Depressed and Suicidal Older Adults 11: Evidence-Based Practice with Older Clients Experiencing Anxiety 12: Evidence-Based Practice with Older Adults Who Abuse Substances

Part IV: The Impact of Spirituality and Religion and the Significance of Self–Help Groups 13: Evidence-Based Practice and the Significance of Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Older Adults 14: Evidence-Based Practice and the Effectiveness of Self-Help Groups with Older Adults

Part V: Evidence-Based Practice and Health Issues of Older Adults 15: Evidence-Based Practice with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia 16: Evidence-Based Practice with Disabilities, Terminal Illness, and Assisted Living 17: Hospice and Bereavement

Part VI: Policy Issues and the Future of Care for Older Adults 18: Final Words: Some Concerns about the Future of Older Adults

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