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Social Work Awards Palliative Care

The Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) announced the names of the recipients for their upcoming awards luncheon Tuesday, February 24th. The awards recognize achievements in the advancement of social work palliative and hospice care. The event takes place at the annual conference – SWHPN 2015 General Assembly, this year in Philadelphia, PA. The Institute is proud to recognize that Gary Gardia, the lead on the Post-MSW Palliative Care Certificate and other online social work programs in palliative care, is a recipient in this year’s awards! Please Note: the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care will have a booth at this year’s conference. Hope to see you there!

The 2015 SWHPN Award Recipients Include:

Judy PeresPDIA Career Achievement – Judy Peres, LCSW-C Kate ShoemakerEmerging Leader in Professional Practice – Kate Shoemaker, LMSW
Gary GardiaExcellence in Professional Education and Training – Gary Gardia, MEd, MSW, LCSW Colleen MulkerinExcellence in Professional Practice, Education and Research – Colleen Mulkerin, MSW, LCSW
Francis Eichholz HellerExcellence in Professional Practice – Frances Eichholz Heller, LMSW ACHP-SW Dot LandisExcellence in Professional Practice – Dot Landis, ACSW, LICSW
Les Gallo-Silver, LCSW-R, ACSWExcellence in Professional Education – Les Gallo-Silver, LCSW-R, ACSW Susan Enguidanos, PhD, MPHExcellence in Research – Susan Enguidanos, PhD, MPH
Deborah Waldrop, LMSW, PhDExcellence in Research – Deborah Waldrop, LMSW, PhD

Journal awards: Editor’s Choice – Joann P. Reinhardt, Eileen Chichin, Laurie Posner & Simon Kassabian (2014) Vital Conversations with Family in the Nursing Home: Preparation for End-Stage Dementia Care, Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care

Journal awards: Honorable Mention – Lisa Quinn-Lee, Leah Olson-McBride & April Unterberger (2014) Burnout and Death Anxiety in Hospice Social Workers, Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care

Outstanding Posters- To be announced at awards luncheon

Related Courses You Might Find Interesting

-Essential Hospice Skills for Social Workers
-Essential Palliative Care Skills for Social Workers
-Mental Health Fundamentals in Spiritual Care

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