Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
Due to the impending "elder boom" the need for gerontological social workers is increasing. This study examined what attracted workers to enter this field and what motivates them to stay. The research also focused on the relationship between the social worker's commitment and their perceived need for training and education in the field of gerontology.
Cole, Susan Savella and Alarcon, Teresa Marie, "Factors influencing social workers commitment to the field of gerontology" (2001). Theses Digitization Project. 1916.