Read e-book online 101+ Careers in Gerontology, Second Edition PDF

By C. Joanne Grabinski MA ABD FAGHE

ISBN-10: 0826120083

ISBN-13: 9780826120083

"101+ Careers is wealthy with precious info. I hugely suggest the publication for any pupil, rising, or re-careering specialist exploring their suggestions for a profession in gerontology and the assets they might have to pass approximately pursuing it."

Jarmin Yeh, Institute for health and wellbeing and getting older and division of Social and Behavioral Sciences university of Nursing on the college of California, San Francisco
American Society on getting older Blog

Describes a wealth of various profession possibilities in gerontology and the way to arrange for them

How are you aware if a occupation in gerontology is correct for you? What possibilities exist within the box? thoroughly up-to-date to mirror major adjustments to coverage and administration of assets, the second one variation of 101 Careers in Gerontology offers a wealth of invaluable and well timed assistance during this swiftly becoming box. Written for all degrees of task seekers starting from group students to credential-seeking execs, the publication outlines a large number of possibilities that dovetail with careers starting from sociologist and residential care company administrator to architect and documentary filmmaker. Interviews with practitioners supply perception into activity details and the event of beginning out with a level as opposed to on-the-job learning.

The publication describes 5 rising gerontology-related fields, updates already current task profiles together with wage scales, and comprises many new careers and their schooling specifications. New interviews are replete with recommendation and activity seek assistance. fantastic additions to the checklist of profession profiles comprise monetary planner for elders, customized designer, well-being trainer, social or cultural historian, travel/tourism professional, senior theater director, and so on. This moment variation encompasses profession alterations and possibilities due to the newly created management for neighborhood residing, and people inspired via coverage adjustments in Medicare, Medicaid, Social safety, and the sufferer safety and cheap Care Act. additionally new to the second one variation are lists of gerontology specialist corporations that may be important profession seek assets and hyperlinks to specialist agencies and different web content particular to every occupation profile.

Changes to the second one variation Include:

  • Many new careers and their schooling requirements
  • Updated activity profiles together with wage scales
  • A description of 3 sorts of gerontology occupation pathsand the best way to organize for them
  • Coverage of such rising fields as entrepreneurial gerontology, worldwide getting older, journalism and getting older, and concrete gerontology
  • Career alterations as a result of coverage adjustments in correct executive agencies
  • Lists enterprises and internet sites particular to every occupation profile
  • 13 new interviews and 12 interviews up to date from first edition
  • Information approximately nationwide, foreign, and native gerontology businesses together with scholar and new specialist member sections
  • Updated and elevated word list of acronyms

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