SWK 382 - Gerontological Social Work Practice with Elders and Families

Provides a theoretical understanding of growing older, including concepts related to social theories of aging, the biological and physiological context of aging, health status, social context of aging, including family and social supports, racial/ethnic aging, and societal context of aging, including social and health care policies. Focuses on specific skills of intervention for gerontological social work practice.

Prerequisite(s): SWK major.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016