Counseling Older People

Opportunities and Challenges
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Author(s): Charlene M. Kampfe
Original Publish Date: Jan 12, 2015
Product Number: EB00595922
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119027027
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Description

This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients' personal concerns and describes ways counselors can advocate for older people on a systemic level. Individual and group exercises are incorporated throughout the book to enhance its practicality. 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. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com.  *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website <>. /> *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to <>. /> />

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