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Special Issue: Palliative and End of Life Care in Oncology

Deadline: 15 September 2019

Editorial Information

Guest Editor:
Iris Fineberg Cohen, Ph.D, MSW, OSW-C, FNAP, FAOSW, icfphdmsw@yahoo.com

Journal Editor-in-Chief:
Ellen L. Csikai, Ph.D, ecsikai@sw.ua.edu

Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care

High quality care for people affected by cancer includes palliative care from some point in the illness trajectory, and often towards or at the end of life. A range of psychosocial issues, models of care, interventions, and policies can influence the experience of cancer for the individuals diagnosed with cancer, their caregivers, families, friends, and health care providers.

For this special thematic issue, manuscripts are encouraged that report on original research, including systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses, policy analyses, program evaluations, innovative educational programs, and all types of interventions with evaluation of effectiveness.

Manuscripts must specifically relate to palliative and/or end-of-life care topics in oncology care.  Examples of topic categories that will be considered include, but are not limited to:

  • Mental health needs and intervention models
  • Family-related (and other informal caregivers’) needs, roles and interventions
  • Challenges faced by informal caregivers, family members and friends
  • Educational programs for health care professionals about psychosocial issues
  • Needs of vulnerable populations, along with interventions to address needs
  • Care team/interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary practice
  • Sexuality and intimacy
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Complementary and alternative medicine; integrative health
  • Cultural considerations and culturally-sensitive interventions
  • Communication about care and use of jargon/language of health professionals
  • Ethical challenges and decision-making
  • Access to care
  • Intersection of social determinants of cancer and health care models
  • Health care delivery policy, models and issues
  • Issues or problems among specific populations, such as older adults, adolescents, etc.

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Submission Information

In the manuscript, authors must address practice, policy, research, and/or educational implications for social work/mental health professionals regarding the issue identified (as appropriate).

Instructions for authors may be found on the journal’s website: Manuscripts will be accepted for all journal sections: Reflections; Practice Concepts and Innovations; Regular/research manuscripts; and suggestions for books to be reviewed are welcome.

See website:  http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wswe20/current

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