Navigation Links
GSA receives grant to strengthen social work practice for older adults
Date:2/7/2013

Thanks to $1.35 million in recently awarded funding from The John A. Hartford Foundation, The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is reaffirming its commitment to meeting the health care needs of older adults through adequate social work support.

This three-year grant will build upon the successes of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative (HGSWI), which has been coordinated by GSA since 1999 and has supported over 200 doctoral fellows and faculty scholars who are helping to build a workforce of social workers trained and educated in geriatrics.

The new money will be used to establish a Hartford/GSA National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence, which will focus on three major objectives: a collaboration with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) to develop social work research leaders to help advance evidence-based knowledge related to VA practice in aging; the mobilization of the current HGSWI Alumni Network using their expertise to impact practice and policy; and the creation of five Hartford Academic Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work at institutions of higher education.

"The grant builds on our many successes over the last 13 years and gives us an opportunity to shift our attention to better infusing social work health care practice with evidence-based knowledge," said GSA Deputy Executive Director Linda Harootyan, MSW, who will serve as program director of the National Center. "Interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership, a core of GSA's mission, will be a cornerstone of this effort."

The National Center also will seek funding from a variety of sources to support and expand its objectives and functions, as well as ensure its sustainability.

The grant is designed to maintain the momentum of progress made by the HGSWI a
'/>"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Study of brain cooling and clot-busting drug therapy for stroke receives FDA OK to expand
2. Monogram Custom Pools Receives Certification from National Plasterers Council
3. Glazer receives grant to study light-activated cancer drugs
4. Brainwave balancing research receives $1 million grant from The Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation
5. Mainz University Medical Center receives further DFG funding for cardiovascular research
6. Home Restoration Services of Minneapolis Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award
7. Dr. Joe Adams Dentist of Caring Modern Dentistry Receives 99 Percent Patient Satisfaction Rating
8. Dr. Noah Edvalson of Boise, ID Receives Advanced Prolozone Certification
9. Push to Walk Receives Grant from the Kessler Foundation
10. Dr. Gregg L. Lage, Receives Top Reviews as Local Denver, CO Dentist
11. Daniel T. Morof, Dentist of Cherry Hill Dental Center Receives Top Reviews as Local Garden City, MI Dental Professional
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/24/2014)... The Healthy Skin Care Journal, a ... skin care products, recently announced its launch. Located on ... wide variety of articles, tips, and evaluations about popular ... alternatives. , According to Emily Lataille, the website’s main ... thoroughly researched reviews, tips for the skin, and information ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... November 24, 2014 Volpara Solutions ... 1.2 at the 100th Annual Meeting of the ... 5, 2014 (RSNA Booth 1752 – South Hall). ... VolparaAnalytics and the rest of its innovative suite ... VolparaDoseRT, which enable personalized measurements of volumetric density, ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... UK (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 ... Massaggi , London's pre-eminent pain-relief service and massage ... Emmett Sports Massage (ESM). This newest sports ... , The key difference between traditional sports massage ... to access the body's very own "reset button,” ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... York (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 The ... by the Family and Children's Association to ... as soap, shampoo, mouthwash and other such items.The Association's ... who are home bound, living in nursing homes, assisted ... to greatly enhance the well being of seniors throughout ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... The typical American diet includes foods ... Consistently consuming a diet high in calories and carbohydrates ... fat that typically accumulate around the internal organs exposing ... head in the form of love handles, beer bellies ... decision to rid themselves of the burden of embarrassing, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Skin Care Advice Blog The Healthy Skin Care Journal Now Accessible to the Public 2Health News:Volpara Solutions to Launch VolparaAnalytics 1.2 at RSNA 2Health News:Volpara Solutions to Launch VolparaAnalytics 1.2 at RSNA 3Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 2Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 3Health News:The Holiday Inn Westbury - Long Island gives back to the local Long Island community, and also goes beyond borders to assist those in need during the 2014 Holiday Season 2Health News:The Holiday Inn Westbury - Long Island gives back to the local Long Island community, and also goes beyond borders to assist those in need during the 2014 Holiday Season 3Health News:Ketogenic Diet is the Perfect Solution for Diet Doc Patients Who Want to Learn How to Lose Weight over the Holidays 2Health News:Ketogenic Diet is the Perfect Solution for Diet Doc Patients Who Want to Learn How to Lose Weight over the Holidays 3Health News:Ketogenic Diet is the Perfect Solution for Diet Doc Patients Who Want to Learn How to Lose Weight over the Holidays 4
... Corporation,announced today that its reorganization agreement with several ... Under the terms of the proposed reorganization agreement ... private placement of common,shares for gross proceeds of ... within 14 days of the mailing of the ...
... could lead to more targeted prevention efforts, researcher says , , ... of choice for Hispanics in the United States, a new ... we can identify a type of beverage that is more ... policies can be developed to target that beverage and that ...
... the HiArt treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, announced today that ... manufacturer Chengdu Twin Peak Accelerator Technology Inc., based in Chengdu, China. ... ... 4, 2008 -- A linear accelerator (linac) is a key ...
... Conn., Nov. 4 VION,PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... Thursday, November 6, 2008 to,discuss its 2008 third quarter ... a.m. Eastern Time., To participate in the conference ... for international callers), at least 15 minutes,before the start ...
... new medication is,available to treat dogs with Cushing,s disease, ... managing the disease, according to a veterinarian,at Kansas State ... associate professor of clinical sciences, said a,new drug called ... but veterinarians may obtain the medication if they decide,it ...
... Proactive measures can reduce hip fracture rates by an average ... -- among those at risk, according to a study conducted ... on November 3 by The Journal of Bone & ... study of its kind, the five-year study tracked more than ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Shows Hispanics Prefer Beer 2Health News: TomoTherapy Completes Acquisition of Linear Accelerator Manufacturer in China 2Health News:Vion Updates Conference Call Information 2Health News:Vion Updates Conference Call Information 3Health News:K-State Veterinarian Discusses Treating Dogs With Cushing's Disease 2Health News:Healthy bones program reduces hip fractures by 37 percent 2
(Date:11/24/2014)... 24, 2014  GlySens Incorporated announced today that it ... from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and ... of Health (NIH).  The grant is intended to support ... long term implantable glucose monitoring system.  Final preparations for ... expected to begin before the end of 2014. ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... Calif. , Nov. 23, 2014 Anthera ... that Paul F. Truex , President and Chief ... 2014 Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference. ... , at the Palace Hotel in New ... Pharmaceuticals Anthera Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... , 21 de noviembre de 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... ensayos clínicos externalizados y tecnologías eClinical, ha indicado ... de ,seguimiento inteligente, para el seguimiento basado en ... inteligente amplía el concepto del seguimiento basado en ... de las visitas de seguimiento o cambio de ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:GlySens Incorporated Awarded $2 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health 2Anthera Pharmaceuticals to Present at Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 2El 'seguimiento inteligente' consigue un excelente momento 2El 'seguimiento inteligente' consigue un excelente momento 3
... April 12, 2011 Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... sales and earnings conference call will be broadcast live over ... Eastern Time.  A news release detailing the quarterly results will ... of the conference call. The live audio ...
... /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (AMEX: ... a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, ... today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Harbin ... approval to produce water-based mixtures. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Zimmer Holdings Announces Live Audio Webcast and Conference Call of First Quarter 2011 Results 2China Botanic Pharmaceutical Approved to Produce Water-Based Mixtures 2China Botanic Pharmaceutical Approved to Produce Water-Based Mixtures 3