ERIC Number: EJ636679
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Obtaining Age-Related Mental Health Competency: What Is Needed?
Molinari, Victor; Kier, Frederick J.; Kunik, Mark E.
Educational Gerontology, v28 n1 p73-82 Jan 2002
Responses from 334 of 803 Department of Veterans Affairs mental health professionals indicated that they spend 30% of their time with older veterans; one-third had no geriatric training; and three-fourths would like more training in such areas as dementia, depression, grief, substance abuse, and legal and ethical issues. (Contains 19 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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