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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging$
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Barbara Berkman and Sarah D'Ambruoso

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195173727

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.001.0001

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Counseling Services and Support Groups

Counseling Services and Support Groups

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(p.529) 46 Counseling Services and Support Groups
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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging
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Leah Ruffin

Lenard W. Kaye

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0046

This chapter examines the role of counseling services and support groups in helping the elderly maintain active and engaged lives. It offers a careful description of both treatment groups and support groups, highlighting the positive philosophy that is reflected in these interventions.

Keywords:   counseling services, social work practice, support groups, aging, elderly

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