Jun 13, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOCL 282 - Perspectives in Aging


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
Cross-Listed With: BHSC 282  
An introduction to the challenges and opportunities involved in the delivery of geriatric services in the community and in institutional settings. Emphasis is placed on stimulating awareness, interest and inquiry into the historical trends, issues, controversies and realities of providing meaningful programs for elderly clients. Attention will be given to the following issues: cultural diversity, bioethics, interdisciplinary teams in geriatric settings, case management, family relationships, functional assessment, client abuse, and environmental impact on functional capacity in work with this population. (Previously numbered: SOCL/BHSC/PSYN/SOWK 325.)



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