Bullying Among Older Adults: How to Recognize and Address an by Robin P. Bonifas,Jamie Valderrama,Alyse November,Katherine

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

“This booklet offers a origin for knowing bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] a huge 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 student, and Director, getting older experiences application, college of Iowa

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

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

Unbeknownst to many, bullying isn't really an event constrained to youth, yet is a virus taking place a long way too frequently between older adults besides. reviews have published the alarmingly excessive price 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's taking place. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to handle this severe factor, delivering the data and instruments to acknowledge bullying and enhance optimistic how you can interfere and forestall it.

As knowledgeable on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a growing to be physique of study in addition to the voices and genuine reviews 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 lessen and forestall it from taking place. jam-packed with sensible assets and examples, this consultant bargains powerful intervention options that together with empathy education, empowerment options, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• specified, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• powerful coping concepts to lessen damaging effects for these bullied

• pro-social actions to advertise empathy

• really expert methods for citizens with dementia or psychological illness

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

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

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