Explain a specific example of ageism or adultism that might have occurred in your life or in the life of someone you know.

Assignment

Journal Assignment Adultism: submit a 2- to 4-page journal entry Personal Experience and Professional Role By May 6, 2017; respond in your journal, explaining a specific example of ageism or adultism that might have occurred in your life or in the life of someone you know. Describe how the experience affected you or the person you know. Then explain how you as a social worker might support younger clients facing adultism or elderly clients facing ageism as they work toward the goals they have set for themselves.

 

Readings

Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W. J., Castaneda, C., Hackman, H. W., Peters, M. L., & Zuniga, X. (Eds.). (2013). Readings for diversity and social justice (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge Press.

– Chapter 114, (pp. 542–549)

– Chapter 116, (pp. 558–559)

– Chapter 118, (pp. 565–566)

-Chapter 122, (pp. 576)

-Chapter 125, (pp. 584–586)

 

Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., Brocksen S. (Eds.). (2014). Sessions: Case histories. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader]. o “The Parker Family” o “The Logan Family”

 

Media

Laureate Education (Producer). (2013). Logan (Episode 34 of 42) [Video file]. In Sessions. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu • Laureate Education (Producer). (2013). Parker (Episode 30 of 42) [Video file]. In Sessions. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

 

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