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Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

Ann M. Callahan

Abstract

Many hospice social workers must address spiritual issues with their clients, but do not feel competent to do so effectively. This targeted volume draws upon multidisciplinary theory and research to advance a relational model of spiritually sensitive hospice care. The book will help readers elevate their spiritual competence and foster a relationship with their clients that will enrich the experience for all involved. Spirituality and Hospice Social Work helps practitioners understand various forms of spiritual assessment for use with their clients. The book teaches practitioners to recognize ... More

Keywords: relational spirituality, spiritual care, spiritual sensitivity, spiritual competence, end of life, hospice care, social work, interdisciplinary team, care coordination, quality care

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780231171731
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171731.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ann M. Callahan, author
University of Tennessee, Knoxville