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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!

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Spring 2021

Getting Past Indecision: Skills to Support Patients' Decision Making

February 2, 2021
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor - Jennifer Halpern
CEHs - 2.5 hrs

The Power of Language: Empowering Social Work to influence Word Choice in Patient-Centered Care

February 8, 2021
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Instructors - Terry Altilio & Anne Kelemen
CEHs - 2 hrs

Pain Management: An Overview of Social Work's Potential to Enhance Care

March 10, 2021
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Instructors - Terry Altilio & Bridget Sumser
CEHs - 2 hrs

The interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team: Facilitating Healthy Teams

April 12 & 13, 2021
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (on each evening)
Instructor - Dana Ribeiro Miller
CEHs - 3 hrs

Final Days of Life: The Social Worker's Role

April 24, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor - Jennifer Halpern
CEHs - 4 hrs

Providing LGBT-Inclusive Healthcare from Diagnosis through End of Life

May 15, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Instructor - Adam Schoenfarber
CEHs - 3 hrs