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

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Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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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.

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

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