Practice Alert: Seeking NASW Members to Revise NASW Standards for Palliative & End of Life Care

Jan 28, 2022

January 2022

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is establishing a task force that will revise the NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care, which was last published in 2004.

NASW seeks individuals with the following qualifications to join the task force:

  • Baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in social work
  • Active NASW membership
  • Substantive professional experience (minimum of 10 years) focused on palliative care, hospice, end-of-life planning and care, grief and bereavement and other relevant areas
  • Availability to participate in monthly virtual meetings for 12 to 18 months, communicate by e-mail between meetings, and complete assigned tasks
  • Willingness to collaborate with other task force members in discussions and on writing assignments

To be considered for participation in this task force, please submit your resume or CV to pcstandards@socialworkers.org by February 28, 2022.

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