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Palliative Care Continuing Education Courses

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 & 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 Courses

Courses include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Introduction to Social Work Practice with Patients and Caregivers
  • Choice in Dying: Current Legal, Policy and Ethical Issues
  • Communicating with Clients Who Have Life-Limiting or Chronic Illnesses
  • Cultural Competence Working with Individuals with Serious Illness
  • Dimensions of Hope and Hopelessness in Serious Illness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
    • Part 1. Introduction and Framework
    • Part 2. Impact of Loss
    • Part 3. Intervention
  • Health Literacy: Assessing and Addressing with Clients
  • Hospice Social Work
  • Mindfulness in Clinical Social Work: Research, Practice, and Applications for Social Work Populations and Settings
  • Palliative Social Work
  • Palliative Social Work with Family Caregivers
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Psychospiritual Counseling at End-of-life
  • The Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team: Facilitating Healthy Teams