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ERIC Number: EJ615098
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1043-7797
Educating Social Workers for an Aging Society: A Vision for the 21st Century.
Scharlach, Andrew; Damron-Rodriguez, JoAnn; Robinson, Barrie; Feldman, Ronald
Journal of Social Work Education, v36 n3 p521-38 Fall 2000
Identifies challenges to the social work profession in an aging society including the shortage of gerontological social workers, lack of gerontological expertise and competence, negative attitudes towards older adults, inadequate social work curricula in aging, and cutbacks in federal resources. Offers strategies for enhancing gerontological social work education including recruitment, and curriculum enhancement. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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