2022 General Assembly Poster Presentations

Poster presentations are an integral part of the SWHPN conference experience, offering attendees the opportunity to discuss and learn about a variety of topics in psychosocial hospice and palliative care. Posters are displayed in an exhibit area throughout the conference and are formally presented and discussed during a dedicated Poster Walk Session on Monday, April 25, 2022.




Advance Care Planning and Hospice Utilization for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: A Multi-Wave Analysis of the U.S. Health and Retirement Study Kathryn Coccia, MM, MT-BC Disease-Specific, Other
Barriers to the Use of Palliative and Hospice Care among the Latino population Diana Ramirez, MSW Intern Addressing Anti-Racism % Equity, Addressing Social Determinants of Health
Chronic Caregiving: Understanding and Supporting Caregivers of Chronically Ill Loved Ones Annie Brooks Wallis, MSW
Courtney Malburg, BSW
COVID, Distrust, Rage, and Grief in the MICU and an Enhanced Role for a Palliative Care Social Worker: A Systems-Level, Relationship Theory, and Trauma-Informed Approach Anne Malin, MPH, MSW, PhD; Sylvia Christie, MSN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN; Michael Barkowski, DO, MA COVID-Related Interventions
End of Life Planning Among Individuals Newly Diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Findings from a Pilot Clinical Trial Allison Gibson, PhD, MSW, LISW Clinical Interventions, Disease-Specific
Experiences of Oncology Clinicians Providing Care to Patients Without a Documented Immigration Status Sheila Langan, LMSW; Cathy Berkman, PhD, MSW Addressing Social Determinants of Health, Policy & Advocacy
Exploring congruency of death location preferences versus expectations: Findings from a national sample of the US general public Sarah Clem, MSW; Peiyuan Zhang; John Cagle, PhD, MSW Addressing Social Determinants of Health, Other
Exploring interventions that support access to quality palliative care services for Spanish speaking limited English proficiency patients: A scoping review Carolyn Leavitt, MSW, LCSW, APHSW-C Addressing Anti-Racism & Equity
"Help! We Have a Body! - A Plan to Address the Disposition of Remains When Your Patient Has No One."  Judith Mintz, LCSW; Rev. Joe Green; Stephanie J. Lubin, LCSW, ACHP-SW Policy & Advocacy
Hospice policy advocacy: Understanding structural inequities, changing demographics, and possible policy solutions Jennifer Hirsch, LMSW, APHSW-C Policy & Advocacy
"I Don't Want to Be a Burden": Navigating Dignity-Related Distress in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Michelle Lee, LMSW Clinical Interventions, Disease-Specific
Introducing Medical Learners to Interdisciplinary Team Work and the Roles of Palliative Care Social Workers and Chaplains Stephanie Clark, MSW, LCSW Addressing Social Determinants of Health, Clinical Interventions
Meaning-Centered Supervision: A Structured Self-Reflection Model to Reconnect with Personal and Professional Meaning in Palliative Care Work Rebecca Cammy, MSW, LCSW  
Palliative Care during COVID-19 Tabitha Brookins, PhD, MSW, LCSW COVID-Related Interventions, Grief and Bereavement
Palliative social workers connect online during the COVID-19 pandemic for advice and support Ellen L. Csikai, LCSW, MPH, PhD; Quentin R. Maynard, Ph.D COVID-Related Interventions
The Role of Palliative Care on the ECMO Service: A Review of Two Patients at Two Hospitals Jane O'Scannlain, MSW, LCSW, AHPSW-C; Anne Kelemen, LICSW, APHSW-C Clinical Interventions, COVID-Related Interventions
What's Your Distress? Assessing Nursing Distress on a Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Christina Rothans, LCSW, APHSW-C Caregiving & Caregivers, COVID-Related Interventions
Working together: Lessons learned from a collaborative research project Shannon Cousineau, DSW, LICSW
Lenore Rust, MSW, LICSW
June Ganley, MSW, LICSW, APHSW-C


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