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Social Work in Oncology

Supporting Survivors, Families, and Caregivers
Author: Marie M. Lauria (MSW, LCSW), Elizabeth J. Clark (PhD, ACSW), Joan F. Hermann (MSW, LSW), Naomi M. Stearns (MSW, ACSW)
ISBN #: 0-944235-30-1
Publisher: American Cancer Society

 

Summary:

This book is a valuable reference tool for the new social worker, as well as for the experienced social worker new to the oncology field. Rich with information about:
•    The emotional and social impact of cancer on children, adults, and their families
•    The range of social work intervention applied in cancer care
•    Professional issues in oncology social work
•    The identification and access of available resources
•    The latest information about diagnosis and treatment