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The first social work organization in end-of-life and palliative care…

SWHPN was created to bridge the gaps in social work’s access to information, knowledge, education, training, and research in hospice and palliative care. Read our story →

The 2015 Call for Abstracts is now open! We welcome submissions from new and experienced palliative care professionals. Abstracts should showcase original research, innovations, policy initiatives, or case narratives related to hospice and palliative care. The theme is “Championing Psychosocial Palliative Care and Interprofessional Collaboration.” Click here to download the Abstract Submission guidelines. Deadline for all submissions is Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

3rd Annual SWHPN General Assembly

February 23-24, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA

Become a Member of SWHPN and receive:

  • Free access to all issues of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care
  • Discounted registration to the SWHPN Webinar Series
  • 24/7 online access to a members-only virtual community of practice
  • Expert advice from our “Hear from the Experts” online series
  • First looks at professional conferences for social workers in the field
  • Opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, and more…

SWHPN Online Learning Center

View webinars on topics such as…

  • Family Decision Making at End-of-Life
  • Understanding Sensuality, Physical Intimacy and Romance in Hospice and Palliative Care

Link for SWHPN Members to Online Learning Center. Non-members can access the webinars at the SWHPN Online Store.

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