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

ISBN-10: 1938870093

ISBN-13: 9781938870095

“This ebook offers a beginning for figuring out bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] a big 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 school pupil, and Director, getting older reviews application, college of Iowa

“This a lot wanted source is easily researched and whole of sensible instruments that may be utilized by a variety of practitioners. a person who works with older adults should still preserve this useful as a realistic reference of their each day 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 restricted to youth, yet is a scourge happening a ways too usually between older adults besides. reports have published the alarmingly excessive expense at which older adults in senior courses and care settings are bullied by way of their friends, leading to profoundly unwanted effects at the elders, the workers, and the group during which it's happening. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to deal with this serious factor, offering the information and instruments to acknowledge bullying and advance optimistic how one can intrude and forestall it.

As knowledgeable on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a starting to be physique of analysis in addition to the voices and real reviews of the objectives and perpetrators of bullying. She exposes the character of this phenomenon after which offers confident, proactive methods for community-based or long term care employees to lessen and forestall it from occurring. jam-packed with sensible assets and examples, this advisor bargains potent intervention ideas that together with empathy education, empowerment thoughts, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• specified, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• potent coping techniques to lessen destructive effects for these bullied

• pro-social actions to advertise empathy

• really expert ways for citizens with dementia or psychological illness

• studying actions, case reviews, pattern kinds, and coverage instructions (also to be had as downloadable PDF files)

Bullying between Older Adults should be a useful source in developing an environment of being concerned and admire between either citizens and staff.

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