Gerocounseling: counseling elders and their families
This practical and readable text addresses counselors and caregivers who work with the large and ever-growing elder population. Drawing on years of clinical and teaching experience, the author walks the "gerocounselor" through the various steps that are essential to elder and family counseling. Using an interactive and eclectic approach, Dr. Burlingame illustrates helpful methods for meeting the needs of the elderly. Descriptive case studies and illustrations are included and discussion questions follow major points in each chapter. Counselors, counseling educators, nurses, and social service providers who work with the elderly, as well as students, will find this volume extremely useful.
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Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice
Malcolm M. MacFarlane
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