SWHPN presented a foundational series of interactive webinars throughout the fall of 2018, an extraordinary educational opportunity to learn from renowned experts in the field of palliative and hospice care. These webinars provide review for the topics covered on the new APHSW Certification Exam.

Please note: these materials have not been endorsed nor supplied by the APHSW-C Certification Board. They have been developed independently by SWHPN and are not required to take the exam, or successfully pass it. 

If you're ready to sign up, register today!

Program Topics & Speakers:

Foundations of Hospice with John Cagle, MSW, PhD

Advance Care Planning with Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, OSW-C

Caregiving with Karla Washington, PhD

Bereavement with Deborah Waldrop, MSW, PhD

Communication with Terry Altilio, LCSW, and Dana Ribeiro MillerM.DIV., LMSW, ACHP-SW

Professionalism with Karen Bullock, PhD and Ellen Csikai, PhD

Assessment & Interventions with Anne Kelemen, MSW, LICSW, ACHP-SW

What does registration include?

  • Access to the recorded webinar for future reference and study (for up to 6 months after live webinar)
  • Slides and materials from presenters in PDF format
  • Even if you cannot attend the live webinar (or missed it) - you can still purchase the entire series and get access to all of them!

Where will webinars be held?

Webinars are hosted on our new Learning Management System platform, and registrants will be emailed a link and log-in info within 48 hours of registering for the webinars.

Will CE (continuing education) credits be offered for the webinars?

We expect to offer 1 CE credit per webinar, pending approval from the NASW. We will update this page when approval is received. Those wishing to receive CE credit must complete a short assessment at the conclusion of the webinar.

For social workers licensed in New York: SWHPN is a certified provider of continuing education for Licensed Master Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Social Workers by the New York State Education Department (SED).

What's the cost to participate?

Single webinar only: $25 for SWHPN members // $40 non-members

All 7 Webinars: $140 for SWHPN members (save $35) // $155 non-members 


Questions? Please email the Program Manager at [email protected]