Tag Archives: April 16

Social workers discuss importance of advance care plan

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Deborah Waldrop understands the importance of discussing health care decisions before a crisis occurs, and she encourages social workers to take advantage of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16 by helping their clients with advance care planning. “By providing information and promoting conversations, NHDD has the potential to facilitate powerful changes on how ... Read More »

National Healthcare Decisions Day, 2012

By Paul R. Pace, NASW News Staff Social workers play a critical role in end-of-life care, said Karen Bullock, an associate professor at the North Carolina State University Department of Social Work in Raleigh, N.C. When National Healthcare Decisions Day arrives April 16, Bullock wants social workers to encourage individuals and families to have conversations with their loved ones about ... Read More »

Social Workers Support First Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), in collaboration with other national, state and community organizations, supports the first annual National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, 2008. National Healthcare Decisions Day is designated to encourage advance care planning for all adults. In support of National Health Care Decisions Day, NASW Executive Director Elizabeth Clark, PhD, ACSW, MPH will be ... Read More »