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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 →


Click here for more information about the conference, including registration information and sponsorship opportunities.

March 10-11, 2014 at the Westin in San Diego, CA

Early Registration is Open! Register here

Read the press release from the 2013 SWHPN General Assembly

Short version in pdf
Long version in pdf/online

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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