Social Work (SWRK) - Gerontological Social Work

SWRK 4416  Gerontological Social Work


SWRK 3505, SWRK 3216, SWRK 3406, SWRK 3356, SWRK 3357, SWRK 3506, SWRK 3806, SWRK 3316 and SWRK 3106


Available to students in the 4th year BSW program only.


Three hours per week for one term.




Students examine the knowledge and skills necessary for social work with older people and their families is examined including holistic assessments of need and capacity, effective social work interventions, physical and mental health, dementia, long-term care, family care, elder abuse and end-of-life care. Intersecting issues that impact on well-being among older people such as ageism, poverty, race, and ageing in rural or remote areas are also addressed.

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