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Health and Palliative Care

Health and Palliative Care Continuing Education Classes

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The Graduate School of Social Service has a concentration of Continuing Education class on Palliative Care. The classes are taught by experienced palliative social workers who bring a wealth of knowledge and practice wisdom to the classroom. Whether you are working in health care, or just want to learn more about this rewarding and growing area of practice, please check out the courses in the Palliative Care concentration below.

Social workers interested in applying for the Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker (ACHP-SW) can meet the requirement for the 20 CEHs that are related specifically to hospice and palliative care by taking the classes offered here.

Visit our Palliative Care website to learn more.

Upcoming Classes!

Registration is Now Open
For questions, contact: pallcare@fordham.edu

Fall 2020

Clinical Work with Demoralization in Serious Illness

September 14, 2020
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Instructor - Abigail Nathanson
CEHs - 2.5 hrs

A Palliative Approach to Dementia Care

September 26, 2020
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Instructor - Abigail Nathanson
CEHs - 4 hrs

Choice in Dying: Current Legal, Policy and Ethical Issues

October 3, 2020
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Instructors - David Leven & Judith Schwarz
CEHs - 4hrs

Hospice Social Work

October 10, 2020
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor - Veronica Dyer
CEHs - 3 hrs

Health Literacy: Assessing and Addressing with Clients

October 17, 2020
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor - Juliette Kleinman
CEHs - 3 hrs

Pediatric Palliative Care for Social Workers

October 24, 2020
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Instructor - Marianne Muzic-Lucenti
CEHs - 4 hrs

Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Palliative Care from Diagnosis through End of Life

Date & Time: TBA
Instructor - Adam Schoenfarber
CEHs - 3 hrs

Palliative Social Work with Family Caregivers

Date & Time: TBA
Instructor - Myra Glajchen
CEHs - 3 hrs

Grief, Loss and Bereavement

Part 1: Introduction and Framework
Date & Time: TBA
Instructor - Brenda Mamber
CEHs - 5 hrs

Part 2: Impact of Loss
Date & Time: TBA
Instructor - Brenda Mamber
CEHs - 5 hrs

Part 3: Intervention
Date & Time: TBA
Instructor - Brenda Mamber
CEHs - 5 hrs