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Published: 09 April 2015

872 Pages


ISBN: 9780199941926

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Handbook of Oncology Social Work

Psychosocial Care for People with Cancer

Edited by Grace Christ, Edited by Carolyn Messner, and Edited by Lynn Behar

  • New standards for patient and family centered care and integration of psychosocial care with medical treatment, areas long championed by oncology social work and where they have a substantial history of innovation.
  • Includes Psychosocial interventions with pediatric patients as well as children and adolescents confronting parental cancer.
  • Implements new regulatory mandates for distress screening
  • Contains evidenced-based assessments and interventions social workers use in work with adults with cancer and their families

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