Social Work Programs

June 2, 2010

Oncology Social Work: A Courageous Job with Heart

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oncologysocialworker Have and you ever wondered how a person diagnosed with cancer copes with things like health care, counseling, education and other challenges ? Working in a hospital , hospice or other health care setting with cancer patients and their families is an important job. This type of career is being an oncology social worker. In this position you’ll work diligently to assist patients suffering from various cancers in various stages. Providing them with information, counseling, referrals to community resources, coping resources for the family and friends, and navigation of the healthcare system are involved. People are very vulnerable with a cancer diagnosis and can feel on the verge of falling apart. (more…)

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