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Nov 25, 2015

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November 25, 2015

Join NASW in celebrating National Hospice & Palliative Care Month this November. This year’s theme highlights that hospice provides the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.

Social workers are core members of hospice teams and play integral roles in enhancing quality of life for individuals and families. Use the materials listed below to inform your outreach efforts and to highlight the hospice social work role during National Hospice & Palliative Care Month. Leave a comment describing how you’ve celebrated National Hospice & Palliative Care Month.

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Resources developed or offered in collaboration with NASW:

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Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW

NASW Senior Practice Associate

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