Counseling Older People: Opportunities And Challenges
Counseling Older People: Opportunities And Challenges

Counseling Older People: Opportunities And Challenges

  • Publish Date: 2014-11-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Charlene M. Kampfe
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This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults;
the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base and
skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Topics
covered include an overview of population demographics and
characteristics; counseling considerations and empowering older clients;
successful aging; mental health and wellness; common medical conditions;
multiple losses and transitions; financial concerns; elder abuse; veterans
issues; sensory loss; changing family dynamics; managing Social Security
and Medicare; working after retirement age; retirement transitions, losses,
and gains; residential options; and death and dying.
Features
Empirically and anecdotally based interventions for work with
older clients
Strategies for advocating for older people on a systemic level
Individual and group exercises throughout the book
Tools and strategies for use in individual counseling and in
community work to change attitudes and practices
Useful resource listings on various topics

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