SWHPN 2020 Poster Presentations

Poster presentations are an integral part of the SWHPN conference experience, offering attendees the opportunity to discuss and learn about a variety of topics in psychosocial hospice and palliative care. Posters are displayed in an exhibit area throughout the conference, and are formally presented and discussed during a dedicated Poster Walk Session on Monday, March 15th. 



2020 Poster Titles:

  • Addressing the Imperative for Person-Centered Primary Palliative Care: Applying Design Thinking Methodology to Palliative Care Curriculum Development, Chris Onderdonk
  • Appetite, Beliefs, Cachexia, and Distress: The ABCDs of Food at End-of-Life, Kasey Sinha
  • Counseling Ovarian Cancer Patient and Caregivers Using Online Platform: Implications from a National Pilot Study Regarding Psychosocial Support for those with Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Thomas Pier, MSW and Marina Baroff, MPH, MA, FACHE
  • Desire for Hastened Death: A Meaning Centered Psychotherapy Approach to Cessation of Dialysis, Christine Coyne, LCSW, CCM
  • Different Words Can Get You in the Door: Palliative Care for Advanced Heart Failure Patients, Adie Goldberg
  • Documenting the Inpatient Palliative Care Social Worker’s Contribution to Care: Using the Electronic Medical Record to Measure Clinical Activities Congruent with Quality Improvement Goals, Jennifer Christophel Lichti, MSW, LCSW
  • Health Literacy: An Everyday Strategy in Palliative Care, Sharon Chung LICSW, APHSW-C
  • How Would You Define a “Good Death?” Perspectives of Older Adults, Quentin Maynard, LMSW, MSW, Ph.D and Ellen L. Csikai, PhD, MPH, LCSW
  • Improving Advance Care Planning in Chronic Kidney Disease, Mary Beth Callahan, ACSW, LCSW, APHSW-C
  • An Innovative Model for Social Worker Facilitation of Advance Care Planning in People with Advanced Illness: The Living Well Program, Tracy Brubaker, LCSW, MSOD, Allan Zuckoff, PhD, Bethany Hansell Cardilo, MA, MFT
  • The Interprofessional Education Exchange Project (iPEX): Developing Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care, Barbara Head, PhD, CHPN, ACSW, FPCN and Tara Schapmire
  • A Moment of Silent and Compassion Fatigue amongst BMC Staff, Kathleen Finch, LSW
  • The Politics of Our Profession:  Palliative Care Social Workers' Political Engagement and Intention, Suzanne Marmo, PhD, LCSW and Jason Ostrander, PhD, MSW
  • Prevalence of Secondary Traumatic Stress in Surgical Residents at an Urban Level I Trauma Center, Emily Browning, M.Div., MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW
  • Resiliency in Palliative Care and Oncology Providers: Team Wellness, Kari Hilwig, MSW
  • Results of an Examination of Spirituality in Hospice Homecare Patients, Danetta Hendricks Sloan
  • A Scoping Review of Educational Interventions of Advance Care Planning for Chinese Populations, Mandong Liu, MSSW
  • Social Workers’ Role in Programs Providing Palliative Care to Homeless Adults in California, Lilli Torres, MSW Student and Arden O'Donnell, MPH, LICSW, ASWPC-C
  • Targeting the Annoying Things People Say: A Sibling Bereavement Intervention, Jennifer Greenman, MSW, LCSW and Tia Kem, MS, CCLS
  • What Dying People Identify as Important in their Care, Patricia McKinnon
  • When Does Our Care End as Professionals? The Importance of Building a Comprehensive Bereavement Program at a Cancer Center, Anna Gribetz, LCSW, Kaitlin Goldgraben, Felice Zilberfein
  • “You Don’t Feel Like You’re Completely Alone:” Influences on Engagement in an Online Support Group for Hospice Family Caregivers, Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW, Debra Parker Oliver, PhD, MSW, Jacquelyn J. Benson, PhD