Assessing the educational and training needs of personnel who provide services to the elderly by Loretta Cecile Buffer

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  • Old age assistance.,
  • Social work with older people,
  • Social workers -- In-service training.,
  • Social workers -- Education,
  • Training needs.

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Statementby Loretta Cecile Buffer.
The Physical Object
Pagination251 leaves ;
Number of Pages251
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Older adults who participate in education and training programs need flexible and affordable options. Several strategies appear to reduce the time required to transition from education and training to jobs, including programs that combine basic education with workforce preparation or on-the-job training.

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