Janet Melnick, Ph.D.

Janet Melnick
Teaching Professor, Program Coordinator, Human Development and Family Studies
Dawson Building, 112E
Penn State Scranton
Dawson Building, Room 112E
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA 18512

Discipline Focus: Research in geriatric issues, services and dementia care and caregiving issues; field (internship): the transmission of knowledge from experienced practitioner to novice and pedagogical development.

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Melnick, Janet A. & Shanks-McElroy, Heather (2017) Home and community based alternatives to nursing home care, International Journal of Health Sciences In-press

Melnick, Janet A. & Shanks-McElroy, Heather (2016) ,  Motivational Interviewing,  EOTC Presentation, Scranton, PA

Melnick, Janet A. & Shanks-McElroy, Heather (2016) Home and Community Based Alternatives to Nursing Home Care, American Society on Aging Conference, Washington DC.

Melnick, Janet A. & Shanks-McElroy, Heather (2015) Home and Community Based Alternatives to Nursing Home Care, Aging and Society Fifth Interdisciplinary Conference, Washington DC.

Melnick, Janet A. & Shanks-McElroy, Heather (2015). Home and Community Based Alternatives to Nursing Home Care, National Adult Day Services Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Melnick, Janet A. (2015) Baby Boomers - Now What?, Faces of  Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association Regional conference, Wilkes Barre, PA.