Application of psychosocial theory to gerontology systems
Due Date: Oct 29, 2017 23:59:59 Max Points: 90
Review all the resources for this topic and watch the video Alzheimer’s Patient Case Study. Write a 750- to 1,000-word essay that includes the following: Alzheimer’s Patient Case Study
Watch the video “Alzheimer’s Patient Case Study” from Films on Demand in the GCU library.
- What do you think the role of the generalist practitioner would be for the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients?
- Include your recommendations for coping with the following challenges for the Alzheimer’s patient and the caregiver: biological, social, cultural, psychological, and spiritual development.
- Based on the competencies from the Geriatric Social Work Competency Scale II, discuss what skills you would most like to gain as a beginning practitioner in the field of aging/gerontology?
- Reflect on the knowledge that you gained from watching this video. Analyze why or why not you might have an interest in working with seniors or the elderly.
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Geriatric Social Work Competency Scale II with Life-long Leadership Skills:
Person-Centered and Participant-Directed Social Work