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Counseling the Older Adult: A Training Manual in Clinical Gerontology
Counseling the Older Adult: A Training Manual in Clinical Gerontology by Patricia Alpaugh McDonald 0787939412 9780787939410
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Counseling the Older Adult: A Training Manual in Clinical Gerontology by Patricia Alpaugh McDonald

This invaluable guide is a step-by-step method for understanding the basic problems and concerns of the growing population of adults over the age of 65. Based on years of clinical research and testing, it provides a thorough review of critical information on older adults, the aging process, and mental health issues.Organized into a useful workbook format, the book is filled with brief lectures, quizzes, exercises, and sample forms. These training materials are designed to help counselors build the interpersonal skills needed to provide aid and comfort for senior citizens requiring psychological services. It also teaches basic communication and counseling skills with a method that develops empathy, respect, and sincerity.Also Available from Jossey-Bass Publishers:Javaid I. Sheikh, EditorTreating the ElderlyA wonderful, extremely useful guide for therapists and counselors. Chapter authors present insightful, practical guidance for front-line clinicians dealing with such difficult problems as late-life depression and anxiety, suicide, bereavement, insomnia, sexual dysfunction, and dementia. -- Thomas H. Crook III, president and CEO, PsychologixISBN 0-7879-0219-5288 pagesFrederic M. HudsonThe Adult YearsMastering the Art of Self-RenewalExplores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow with intelligence and flexibility through changing, uncertain times. Hudsons practical vision for self-renewal and reorientation is designed for all adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning.ISBN 1-55542-365-5304 pagesPaula E. Hartman-Stein, EditorInnovative Behavioral Healthcare for Older AdultsA Guidebook for Changing TimesOffers timely guidance to policy-makers and the general public. With all the effort we make to live longer, we also must be willing to take the steps illuminated here to enhance the quality and satisfaction possible in our later years. Here is a new resource to push us for

Author: Patricia Alpaugh McDonald

Language: English

Edition: 2

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 190

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 1997-10-03

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