The Praeger Handbook of Mental Health and the Aging Community

by Doreen Maller & Kathy Langsam
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: November 29, 2017

ISBN: 9781440853357

Binding: Kobo eBook

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A comprehensive book written by experienced practitioners, this single-volume work describes clinical competencies, specific challenges, and applications in providing services to the elderly and their caregivers.

• Includes therapeutic interventions and addresses critical elements including diversity, poverty, disability, and the law and ethics of elder care

• Features case studies that clearly illustrate expressive arts, animal-assisted therapy, couple's counseling, family therapy, and evidence-based treatments

• Ideally suited to students, psychologists, counselors, therapists, and health professionals who work with, or aim to practice with, elderly people and their families

• Enables interns in their early years of practice to ensure that their services are appropriate, client centered, client driven, and evidence-based