Teaching Gerontology in Counselor Education
First published in Educational Gerontology, v.32: 247-259, 2006, Copyright cTaylor & Francis Group, LLC. DOI: 10.1080/03601270500493974
Mental health needs of older persons are projected to grow significantly over the course of the next years. Consequently, the need for training counselors to work with the aging population is presented. Addressed are 4 curriculum models, as well as areas of training related to geriatric counseling, that can be incorporated into counselor training programs. Finally, specific suggestions and procedures for counseling the elderly are included.
Fred Stickle and Dr. Jill D. Duba. "Teaching Gerontology in Counselor Education" Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications (2006).
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jill_duba/41