Gerontological Social Work in Small Towns and Rural Communities

Gerontological Social Work in Small Towns and Rural Communities

by Lenard W Kaye, Sandra Butler

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ISBN-13: 9781136403156
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 392
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

  • About the Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • PART I
  • SECTION I. INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS OF RURALALITY AND AGING
  • Chapter 1. Rurality, Aging and Social Work: Setting the Context (Sandra S. Butler and Lenard W. Kaye)
  • Chapter 2. The Demographics of Aging in Rural Perspective (Lucinda L. Roff and David L. Klemmack)
  • SECTION II. PRACTICE DIMENSIONS OF SOCIAL WORK WITH RURAL ELDERS
  • Chapter 3. Rural Aging: Social Work Practice Models and Intervention Dynamics (Cynthia D. Bisman)
  • Chapter 4. Advocacy Techniques with Older Adults in Rural Environments (Sandra S. Butler and Nancy M. Webster)
  • Chapter 5. Rural Program Planning and Development for Older Adults (Hong Li and C. Jean Blaser)
  • Chapter 6. A Rural Perspective on Marketing Services to Older Adults (Kim K. R. McKeage and Lenard W. Kaye)
  • SECTION III. SPECIAL POPULATIONS
  • Chapter 7. Indigenous Elders in Rural America (Amanda Barusch and Christine TenBarge)
  • Chapter 8. Rural African American Older Adults and the Black Helping Tradition (Mikal N. Rasheed and Janice Matthews Rasheed)
  • Chapter 9. Rural Elderly Latinos (Steven Lozano Applewhite and Cruz Torres)
  • Chapter 10. Rural Disabled Elders (Elizabeth DePoy and Stephen French Gilson)
  • PART II
  • SECTION IV. SPECIAL ISSUES AND PROGRAMS
  • Chapter 11. Older Adult Health Promotion in Rural Settings (Stephanie J. FallCreek)
  • Chapter 12. Older Rural Workers and Retirement Preparation (Lorraine T. Dorfman)
  • Chapter 13. Rural Older Adults at Home (Whitney Cassity-Caywood and Ruth Huber)
  • Chapter 14. Specialized Housing and Rural Elders (Sandra S. Butler and Donald W. Sharland)
  • Chapter 15. Ethical Practice Issues in Rural Perspective (Tara C. Healy)
  • SECTION V. LOOKING AHEAD: TRAINING AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Chapter 16. Future Training and Education Recommendations for Rural Gerontological Social Workers (Nancy P. Kropf)
  • Chapter 17. Rural Mental Health: A Discussion of Service Capacity Building for Rural Elders (Eloise Rathbone-McCuan and Share Bane)
  • Chapter 18. The Aging Network and the Future of Long-Term Care (Josefina Carbonell and Larry Polivka)
  • Appendix: Sources for More Information on Social Work with Rural Older Adults (Elizabeth Johns and Jane Harris-Bartley)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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"...gone, gone, baby, it's all gone, there's no one on the corner, and there's no one at home..."