Counselling Older People With Alcohol ProblemsUnknown - 2011
Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over, and providing effective counselling services to this growing client group requires a unique and specialised approach. This practical guide explores the factors that differentiate older drinkers, and introduces an innovative person-centred model that will help counsellors and other healthcare professionals to give older people with alcohol problems the help and support they need. Older people with alcohol problems often have complex personal histories, and are particularly vulnerable to long-term dependenc.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Counseling older people with alcohol problems