Society values youth; this leaves the older population vulnerable to ageism especially when they are trying to find employment. Mature workers were greatly affected during the latest recession in 2007. Although older adults’ unemployment rate has lowered, older workers are experiencing longer weeks of unemployment than any other population. This thesis is a curriculum intended is to teach older adults how to present their skills and abilities for prospective employers. The curriculum aims to empower older adults who are seeking employment through a series of workshops that will be delivered in a group setting.
|Commitee:||Jennings, Lisa, Santhiveeran, Janaki|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|Department:||Social Work, School of|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 55/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Social work, Aging|
|Keywords:||Curriculum, Employment readiness, Older adults, Older workers|
Copyright in each Dissertation and Thesis is retained by the author. All Rights Reserved
The supplemental file or files you are about to download were provided to ProQuest by the author as part of a
dissertation or thesis. The supplemental files are provided "AS IS" without warranty. ProQuest is not responsible for the
content, format or impact on the supplemental file(s) on our system. in some cases, the file type may be unknown or
may be a .exe file. We recommend caution as you open such files.
Copyright of the original materials contained in the supplemental file is retained by the author and your access to the
supplemental files is subject to the ProQuest Terms and Conditions of use.
Depending on the size of the file(s) you are downloading, the system may take some time to download them. Please be