Multigenerational practice and curricular infusion

Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Robin Bonifas

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Abstract

To date most practice methods, prograM.S. and disciplines in the health and human services are explicitly organized by age. Yet, there are a greater number of concurrent generations within families and four or even five generations are increasingly common. This article will discuss findings from a multigenerational curricular infusion project and examine key components of an innovative multigenerational practice framework that breaks down traditional practice paradigM.S. by cutting across age groups, populations and academic disciplines. Such an approach provides rich opportunities for multigenerational reciprocity and collaboration, and the development of important new educational models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-99
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Intergenerational Relationships
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2005

Keywords

  • Aging
  • Children
  • Education
  • Families
  • Generations
  • Intergenerational
  • Lifespan
  • Multigenerational

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Archaeology
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies

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