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Social Work and Psychology

Becky A. Anderson, Louise E. Marasco, Julia Kasl-Godley and Sheila G. Kennedy

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

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Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199739110
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975143 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739110.003.0039
Social Work and Psychology

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This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this chapter will accomplish the following:

Effective collaboration between social workers and psychologists can improve psychosocial aspects of care.

Organizational (contextual) and interpersonal and team (process) factors influence collaborative effectiveness.

There are benefits as well as challenges for palliative social workers and psychologists working together.

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Communication Skills ; Community Medical Services

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