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By Robin P. Bonifas,Jamie Valderrama,Alyse November,Katherine Parker Cardinal,Eleanor Feldman Barbera,Stephanie Langer

“This ebook offers a beginning for realizing bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] an immense hole in an issue the place so few different assets are available.”

—Mercedes Bern-Klug, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.A., John A. Hartford Geriatric Social paintings college student, and Director, getting older stories software, college of Iowa

“This a lot wanted source is easily researched and whole of useful instruments that may be utilized by a variety of practitioners. someone who works with older adults should still hold this convenient as a realistic reference of their everyday work.”

Judah L. Ronch, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Erickson college, college of Maryland Baltimore County

Unbeknownst to many, bullying isn't really an event constrained to formative years, yet is an endemic taking place a long way too frequently between older adults besides. experiences have published the alarmingly excessive expense at which older adults in senior courses and care settings are bullied via their friends, leading to profoundly unwanted effects at the elders, the workers, and the neighborhood within which it really is taking place. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to handle this serious factor, offering the information and instruments to acknowledge bullying and improve positive how you can interfere and forestall it.

As a professional on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a turning out to be physique of analysis in addition to the voices and real studies of the pursuits and perpetrators of bullying. She exposes the character of this phenomenon after which offers optimistic, proactive methods for community-based or long term care employees to reduce and stop it from occurring. full of sensible assets and examples, this advisor bargains potent intervention techniques that together with empathy education, empowerment options, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• specified, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• powerful coping innovations to lessen damaging outcomes for these bullied

• pro-social actions to advertise empathy

• really expert techniques for citizens with dementia or psychological illness

• studying actions, case reviews, pattern varieties, and coverage directions (also on hand as downloadable PDF files)

Bullying between Older Adults can be a useful source in growing an environment of worrying and appreciate between either citizens and staff.

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