From "Forgotten and Ignored" to Standards and Certification: Gerontological Counseling Comes of Age

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The specialty of gerontological counseling has a 20-year history that began with a dearth of information and has progressed to the development of preparation standards and a national certification, both based on a nationally endorsed statement of competencies for gerontological counselors. The question of whether generalization or a specialization will best serve the needs of older persons continues to be central to the development of this specialization.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Counseling and Development, 74(2), 143-149.
Language: English
Date: 1995
Keywords
Older people, Counseling, Gerontology, Standards, Certification