Advisor

Nancy Koroloff

Date of Award

1978

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

Physical Description

1 online resource (97 p.)

Subjects

Social workers -- Attitudes, Death, Terminal care

DOI

10.15760/etd.2822

Abstract

The purpose of this study to examine the attitudes of several (MSW) medical social workers, currently employed in hospital settings, regarding: (1) death and dying issues, (2) education and training received related to working with the terminally ill patient, (3) specific practice issues which relate to the terminal patient, and, lastly, (4) the effectiveness of each social worker's place of employment in meeting the needs of the terminally ill patient and providing for adequate training of staff in this sensitive area.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/17180

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