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.
Curriculum and Instruction | Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Recommended Repository Citation
Stickle, Fred and Duba, Dr. Jill D.. (2006). Teaching Gerontology in Counselor Education. Educational Gerontology, 32, 247-259.
Original Publication URL: DOI: 10.1080/03601270500493974
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/csa_fac_pub/13