SOW 6646: Advanced Interpersonal Practice with Adults and Elders
Course Description for Advanced Interpersonal Practice with Adults and Elders
Advanced Interpersonal Practice with Adults and Elders
Description: The first segment of this course will explore the aging process and its implications for individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The purpose of this segment is to gain understanding about normative as well as idiosyncratic changes that accompany the aging process. In the second segment, the course will examine and explore the skills required to engage in effective practice with older adults and their families within a variety of clinical and community settings including medical hospitals, long-term care facilities, hospice, home-based care and other residential settings.