Resources for Educators

The following are recommended resources for educators interested in incorporating family caregiving into their academic courses or training. Many are useful in work with family caregivers in community or residential settings.

The following are examples of books that can be used as teaching resources:
  • Coon, D. W., Gallagher-Thompson, D., & Thompson, L. W. (Eds.). (2003). Innovative interventions to reduce dementia caregiver distress: A clinical guide. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Feldman, D. B., & Lasher, S. A. (2008). The End-of-Life Handbook: A compassionate guide to connecting with and caring for a dying loved one. New Harbinger Publications.
  • Heymann, J. (2000). The Widening Gap: Why America's working families are injeopardy and what can be done about it. New York: Basic Books.
  • Kramer, B. J., and Thompson, E.H. (Eds.). (2002). Men as caregivers. Amherst: Prometheus Books.
  • Mace, N. L., & Rabins, P. V. (2006). The 36 hour day: A family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss in later life. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Qualls, S. H., & Zarit, S. H. (2009). Aging families and caregiving: A clinician’s guide to research, practice, and technology. New York: Wiley Publishing.
  • Shifren, K. (Ed.). (2009). How caregiving affects development: Psychological implications for child, adolescent and adult caregivers. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Schulz, R. (Ed.). (2000). Handbook on dementia caregiving: Evidence-based interventions for family caregivers. New York, NY, US: Springer.
  • Shanks, L. K. (2005). Your name is Hughes Hannibal Shanks. Lincoln, NE: Bison Books.
  • Spirito, A., & Kazak, A. E. (2006). Effective and emerging treatments in pediatric psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Yeo, G. & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (Eds.) (2006). Ethnicity and the dementias, 2nd ed. New York: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Woznick, L. A. & Goodheart, C. D. (2001). Living with childhood cancer: A practical guide to help families cope. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
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