Edna Naito-Chan is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Adults and Healthy Aging at University of Southern California.
University of California, Los Angeles: Ph.D. 2005
Areas of Expertise (4)
Qualitative Social Research
Adults and Healthy Aging
Industry Expertise (3)
Mental Health Care
Health and Wellness
Research Articles & Publications (1)
Edna Naito-Chan, Joann Damron-Rodriguez & W. June Simmons
2005 Despite the escalating demand for geriatric social work services to meet the comprehensive needs of a growing number of older persons and their families, no commonly accepted, gerontological knowledge-based skills-or competencies-have been identified for social workers to possess to effectively serve older clients. This inquiry examined the responses of consumers and providers of geriatric social work concerning geriatric social work competencies.