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DHGE-CommonSpirit Health Social Work Fellowship to Include Hospice, Health Equity Training

Hospice News

As the hospice and palliative care workforce dwindles, some stakeholders are hard at work to develop career paths for staff in related disciplines, including social work. The program is designed to support social workers in the early years of working in the field and develop smooth pathways to licensure.

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Social Work Appreciation Month

High Peaks Hospice

March is National Social Work Appreciation Month! As we celebrate National Social Work Appreciation Month, it’s important to recognize the significant role Hospice Social Workers play in providing compassionate care to patients and their families during end-of-life care.


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Social Work Month 2023

Comforcare Home Care

March is National Social Work month, a time to celebrate the great profession of social work. Comforcare supports and appreciates Social Workers.

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National Social Work Month

Hospice Promise

National Social Work Month. March is National Social Work Month, which means we’re celebrating all the great work Nick and Ana do for our patients! When asked about their favorite part of Hospice social work, Nick and Ana shared.

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Hospice Social Work in a Pandemic

Hope Hospice

In honor of Social Work Appreciation Month this March, we celebrate our wonderful social work team. Social work visits, though certainly essential to the hospice experience, are not classified as medically essential in these COVID-19 times. Click here to learn more about the role of social work in hospice.

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Chamberlain University’s Master of Social Work Degree Program Receives Initial Accreditation by the CSWE Commission

Daily Nurse

Chamberlain University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program receives Initial Accreditation through 2030 by the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation (COA).

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On the Value of Social Work in Palliative Care


Edmonds et al (2021) found that when a social worker was involved in a palliative care consultation, whole-person care components were more likely to be addressed, including addressing psychological (82% vs 18%) and spiritual needs (92% vs 8%) and documenting advance directives (90% vs 10%). Palliative care social work has come a long way.