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Social Work and Speech Pathology: Supporting Communication in Palliative Care

Robin Pollens and Marie C. Lynn

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199739110
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975143 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739110.003.0048
Social Work and Speech Pathology: Supporting Communication in Palliative Care

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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:

Speech-language pathologists and social workers can collaborate to support communication and self-determination for individuals with communication impairments.

Speech pathology and social work bring a unique synergy to counseling that focuses on adjustment to illness and medical decision making.

Rehabilitation therapists may collaborate with social workers to provide specific expertise to support palliative care goals.

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Communication Skills ; Community Medical Services

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