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Institute for Geriatric Social Work

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Boston University School of Social Work


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

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



73 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

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Foundation Center Themes:

Geriatrics, Social Work Education, Gerontology

Foundation Center Approaches:

Professional Development, Research, Advocacy