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Social Work and Psychology 

Social Work and Psychology
Social Work and Psychology
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Becky A. Anderson

, Louise E. Marasco

, Julia Kasl-Godley

, and Sheila G. Kennedy


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:

Effective collaboration between social workers and psychologists can improve psychosocial aspects of care.

Organizational (contextual) and interpersonal and team (process) factors influence collaborative effectiveness.

There are benefits as well as challenges for palliative social workers and psychologists working together.

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