Guest Article: Improving Caregiver Satisfaction by Reducing Their Stress

This month we feature an article by one of our valued partners and past conference speaker, Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP. Frequently in healthcare social work, you are serving not only your patient or client, but their family caregivers too. Here are five tips for reducing their stress and improving their satisfaction so they […]

SSWLHC’s Distance Learning Publications are now in Digital Format and FREE to all members!

Members can download publications by logging into the members only section of the website. Non-members are able to purchase a publication for $35. To purchase a publication as a non-member, you must create a new account with SSWLHC (if you do not have one already). Publications are only available through the member web portal.  The following publications are available for […]

SSWLHC in the News

The publication Social Work: Strength-Based Practice in Hospital Case Management,, authored by Bonnie Geld, MSW, and SSWLHC Past President, Shawna Grossman Kates, LSW, MSW, MBA, CMAC, was borne from desire to fill a glaring a gap in the literature addressing social work practice in hospital-based case management. Several expert SSWLHC members contributed chapters and […]

New Publication Available

Title: Advocacy in Health Care Social Work Practice Practice Description: This text focuses on the advocacy function of health care social work practice. It defines the concept, its evolution and significance. Six major examples are provided which reflect advocacy in action. These examples demonstrate social work leadership in identifying patient care issues, collaborative program planning […]