Arnedia Smith Best Undergraduate Paper of the Year 2014

Arnedia Smith Best Undergraduate Paper of the Year 2014

Arnedia Smith Best Undergraduate Paper of the Year

Morgan Bunting
Bowling Green State University

The Impact of Providing Modified Bereavement Support to Direct Care Providers in Long-term Care Facilities
with co-author Jessica Miller-Blakely

Resilience is defined as a means by which individuals can avoid negative outcomes even if there are potential risk factors present in their environment (Staudinger, Marsiske, & Baltes, 1995). In a direct care environment, one of the greatest potential risk factors to a negative outcome is how a caregiver handles the stress of death and dying on a continual basis. The exposure of the process of death and dying, combines with confounding factors, such as the caregiver/recipient relationship requires greater resilience.

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Dr. Jerome Kaplan Best Graduate Paper of the Year 2014

Dr. Jerome Kaplan Best Graduate Paper of the Year 2014

Dr. Jerome Kaplan Best Graduate Paper of the Year

Matthew C. Fullen
The Ohio State University

Counseling for Wellness with Older Adults

The number of older adults seeking mental health treatment is expected to grow as an increasing number of Americans turn 65 and older. Unfortunately, treatment of older adults has been characterized by narrowly assuming older adults’ needs to be physical…The wellness paradigm to health care integrates numerous domains of personhood, promotes health and prevention, and incorporates a client’s strengths into treatment…Selective optimization with compensation is a gerontological theory which describes strategies for successful aging. The theory consists of three processes which can be incorporated into counseling. Discussion of how to synthesize the wellness paradigm and selective optimization with compensation are discussed and a case study is provided.

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