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Building a Stronger Workforce for an Aging Society

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Boston University School of Social Work


To enable the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work in Gerontology, which provides social workers with skills and knowledge to meet the needs of a growing population of older adults, to conduct research on the cost-effectiveness of geriatric social work practice and interventions; and to disseminate relevant information to policy-makers and others.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



17 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

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Foundation Center Themes:

Patient Services, Social Work Education, Geriatrics

Foundation Center Approaches:

Professional Development, Public Engagement & Education