The Use of Social Group Work with Older Adults: Promises and Problems, Principles and Practices

By Norman N. Goroff

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1973

The author explores the use of social group work method with the elderly population. He focuses on the importance of how one defines the population, and the implications of various definitions. He further discusses aspects of the relationship of the worker to the group within the framework of the working agreement that is developed.

Topic: Methodology, Social Work, Generational Issues, Elder Care, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 49/No. 4

Page Number(s): 318-323

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Genre: Conference Presentation

Coverage: North America

Language: English

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Goroff, Norman N. The Use of Social Group Work with Older Adults: Promises and Problems, Principles and Practices. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Summer 1973: 318-323. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4602


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