NASW Leadership in Palliative & Hospice Social Work

Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW

Health, Hospice & Palliative Care

Bereavement/End of Life Care

2012

Palliative and hospice social work is a significant and growing specialty area of practice requiring specialized knowledge and skills. The profession’s leadership in hospice and palliative care necessitates a multipronged approach: enhancing social work practice in palliative and hospice care; advocating both for palliative and hospice social work and for consumers who use these services; and educating the public about palliative care, hospice, and how social workers support individuals and families coping with serious or life-limiting illness.

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