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ERIC Number: ED247472
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May-31
Pages: 160
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Clinical Training in Aging and Mental Health. Final Report.
Gatz, Margaret; And Others
This report describes the University of Southern California's (USC) gerontology career preparation project, which was funded for the following training activities in mental health and aging: (1) traineeships for graduate students in USC's doctoral track in clinical psychology and aging and in the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology master's track in direct service; (2) partial core support for the Andrus Older Adult Center, the major practicum site for clinical training; (3) expanded contacts with the aging network; (4) development of clinical case materials, currently in draft form; and (5) evaluation of the training program. The narrative section of the report describes the purpose and significance of the project, support for trainers in the program, and the Andrus Older Adult Center. A list of program graduates along with their dissertation titles and present positions is provided. The project's aging network linkages, the development of casebook materials, and the evaluation design and results are described. The five appendices include a discussion of trainee achievements, the Andrus Older Adult Center brochure, the evaluation of the Los Angeles City Personal Emergency Response System, drafts of selected casebook material, and project evaluation measures. (MCF)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Human Development Services (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center.