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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 871
Title Social Work with Elders and Their Families
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the MSW Program Coordinator; course intended for professionals working in relevant practice area

Description

This elective addresses the experience of normal aging and the challenges associated with the transition into aging. Discussions include the role of family members in relation to the elderly family member, the impact of illness and disability on both elders and caregivers, and prevention and treatment of elder abuse.