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Teamwork in Palliative Care: Social Work Role with Spiritual Care Professionals

Donna L. Soltura and Linda F. Piotrowski

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/9780199739110.003.0050
Teamwork in Palliative Care: Social Work Role with Spiritual Care Professionals

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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:

Collaboration between social workers and spiritual care professionals can enrich the care of patients and families.

There are similarities and differences in each discipline's values, roles, and tasks.

Challenges and opportunities abound in the collaboration between social work and spiritual care.

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Communication Skills ; Community Medical Services

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