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Credentialing Opportunities for Social Workers in Aging

Robyn Golden and Monika White

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0100
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses credentialing for social workers with older adults, with an emphasis on care management, as it is the only possible current credentialing opportunity addressing social work ... More


Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Judy Hall and Elizabeth Altmaier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Psychology has become a global profession. Professionals are now readily able to practice in geographic areas which are different far from where they were trained. In practice, psychology has a ... More


Assuring Competence: Credentialing and Privileging of Public Health Physicians

Jeffrey D. Gunzenhauser and Kathleen N. Smith

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the approach that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health established to assure the competence of its medical workforce. After reviewing practices used in other ... More


Extraordinary Mediocrity

Alex Posecznick

in Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the American culture of meritocracy as manifested in education. Merit is most often understood as being a personal matter, as existing in individual ... More


Teacher Qualifications, Training, and Knowledge

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Experts say that America has a limited amount of teachers that provide effective instruction and that there is a need for tighter regulations and thorough credentialing procedures. This chapter ... More


“A Stutter and a Stick”: The (Non-) Value of Educational Credentialing

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the ways in which these ministers legitimate their sense of themselves as clergy in spite of a nearly complete absence of what we have come to believe is an essential feature ... More


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