Taylor & Francis Online :: The Attitudes of Social Work Students Toward End-of-Life Care Planning – Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care – Volume 10, Issue 3

The results of this study underscored the increased societal need for recognition of personal preferences in end-of-life care, higher levels of comfort when discussing death, and an increased commitment of social workers’ to maintaining the ethical principle of the client’s right to self-determination in end-of-life planning. While this is not surprising, it points to a continuing need to re-assess where the field stands in its preparation of social work professionals who will work closely with people who are dying and their families.

via Taylor & Francis Online :: The Attitudes of Social Work Students Toward End-of-Life Care Planning – Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care – Volume 10, Issue 3.

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