Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care
Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care
Journal Title: Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care
ISSN: 1552-4256
ISSN Online: 1552-4264
Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year
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Aim & Scope: The Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care Original research and conceptual articles explore issues crucial to individuals with serious, life-threatening, and life-limiting illness and their families across the lifespan. The focus includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: inter-professional practice and research; practice and policy innovations; practice evaluation; end-of-life communication and decision making; pain management and palliative care; grief and bereavement; ethical issues; sudden traumatic death;secondary trauma and compassion fatigue among professional caregivers. Topics addressed may cover a range of health and mental health community practice settings.
The “Reflections” section of the journal is dedicated to using creative writing to give voice to the personal impact of end-of-life and palliative care in clinical practice, community organizing, policy practice, research, and education. Content is accepted in three forms:poetry, essays, and case studies. Peer Review Policy: All research, theoretical, and review articles in this journal haveundergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing three anonymous referees.
Subjects Covered & Scope: Currently known as Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care (2005 - current) Formerly known as Loss, Grief & Care (1987 - 2004)
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Professor, School of Social Work
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

SHIRLEY OTIS-GREEN, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C, Senior Research Specialist, Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA


TERRY ALTILIO, ACSW, LCSW -  Social Work Coordinator, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center,  New York, NY
MERCEDES BERN-KLUG, PhD - Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
KATHY BLACK, PhD, MSW, MPH, MSG -  Professor,  Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of South Florida at Sarasota/Manatee, Sarasota, Florida
SUSAN BLACKER, MSW, RSW - Director, Cancer Services Planning and Performance, St. Michael's Hospital Lecturer, Division of Palliative Care (Dept of Family & Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine) Adjunct Lecturer, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Ontario Canada
KAREN BULLOCK, PhD, LCSW -  Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Social Work, West Hartford, CT 
ELIZABETH CHAITIN, BS, MSW, MA, DHCE -  Director, Medical Ethics and Palliative Care Services, UPMC-Shadyside Hospital, Assistant Professor of General Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics and Palliative Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 
NANCY CONTRO, LCSW -  Coordinator of Education and Research, Pediatric Palliative Care Program, Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
LOUISA DARATSOS, PhD, LCSW - Psychosocial Coordinator Oncology/Palliative Care, VA, and NY Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, NY
CSABA DEGI, PhD, MSW - Assistant Professor, Dept of Sociology and Social Work Babes-Boyai University, Cluj Napoca Romania
SUSAN ENGUIDANOS, PhD, MPH -  Assistant Professor, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
IRIS COHEN FINEBERG, PhD, MSW -  Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
GARY GARDIA, MEd, MSW, LCSW -  Speaker and Consultant, St. George, UT
DANIEL S. GARDNER, PhD, LCSW - Associate Professor, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY
SUSAN GERBINO, PhD, LCSW - Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY
SUSAN HEDLUND, LCSW, MSW, OSW-C - Manager of Patient Family Support Services, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Knight Cancer Institute, Portland, OR
PHILIP C. HIGGINS, LICSW -  Director of Pain and Palliative Care Service, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Boston, MA
JUDITH L. HOWE, PhD -  Professor, Dept . of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Dept. of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Deputy Director and Associate Director/Education & Evaluation, VISN 3 GRECC at James J. Peters VAMC, Director, New York Consortium of Geriatric Education Centers, Bronx, NY
BARBARA L. JONES, PhD, MSW -  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Co-Director, The Institute for Grief Loss and Family Survival, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
SANDY JONES-McCLINTIC, LCSW, ACHP-SW, NCHPP - Social Work Section Chair, Medical Social Worker, Del Webb Inpatient Unity, Hospice of Arizona
BETTY KRAMER, PhD, MSSW - Professor, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
MARILYN LUPTAK, PhD, MSW -  Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
AMEDA MANETTA, LCSW, PhD - Associate Professor, Social Work Dept, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
ANDREW MCCORMICK, MSW - Social Worker, University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Center, Seattle, WA
BARBARA MONROE, BS, BPhil, CQSW - Professor, St. Christopher's Hospice, London, UK
CRYSTAL DEA MOORE, PhD, MSW, MA -  Assistant Professor and Director, Social Work Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
JEAN MUNN, PhD, MSW - John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar, Associate Professor, College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
SUSAN MURTY, PhD, MSW - ACSW, Emerita Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
HOLLY NELSON-BECKER, PhD, MSW, LCSW -  Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
STACY F. ORLOFF, Ed.D, LCSW -  Vice President, Palliative Care and Community Programs, The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Clearwater, FL
DEBRA PARKER OLIVER, PhD, MSW -  Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
MARY RAYMER, MSW, ACSW -  President, Raymer Psychotherapy and Consultation Services, Acme, MI
DONA J. REESE, PhD, MSW -  Former Social Work Section Leader for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Former Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Private Practicing, Carbondale, IL
STACY S. REMKE, MSW, LICSW, ACHP-SW - Psychosocial Team Leader, Pain and Palliative Care Program, Coordinator for Children's Institute for Pain and Palliative Care, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
SHEILA G. ROTH, PhD, LCSW -  Associate Professor and Chair of Social Work Department, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA
SARA SANDERS, PhD, MSW -  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
TRACY SCHROEPFER, PhD, MSW, MA -  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
GARY L. STEIN, MSW, JD -  Associate Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
KATHERINE SUPIANO, PhD, LCSW, FT, F-GSA - Assistant Professor (Clinical, Director, Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program, University of Utah, College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah
DEBORAH WALDROP, PhD, LMSW - Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
KATHERINE WALSH, PhD, MSW, LICSW - Associate Professor, Dept of Social Work, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA
WENDY WALTERS, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C -  Family Support Coordinator, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL
TERRY A. WOLFER, PhD, MSW -  Associate Professor, College of Social Work, University of South

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Abstracted and/or indexed in: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) Database; EBSCOhost Online Research Databases; Elsevier Scopus;and MEDLINE/PubMed.

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