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Contents

Empowering Social Workers for Practice with Vulnerable Older Adults

Barbara Soniat and Monica Melady Micklos

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Introduction

Part One

Chapter 1—Vulnerable Older Adults: A Population Demanding Attention

Chapter 2—Geriatric Social Work as a Vital Field

Chapter 3—Theoretical Perspectives

Chapter 4—Value Issues and Ethical Dilemmas

Part Two

Chapter 5—Importance of the Client–Social Worker Relationship

Chapter 6—Assessing Capacity

Chapter 7—Assessing Risk

Chapter 8—Using the Capacity–Risk Model to Guide Assessment and Intervention Decisions

Part Three

Chapter 9—Working with Older People who Hoard

Chapter 10—Live Alones: Social Work Interventions with People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Who Live Alone

References

Index

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