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Join Vickie Leff and Terry Altilio, both palliative care social workers, as we delve into their book, Mirrors and Windows: Reflections on the Journey in Serious Illness Practice, which offers a profound exploration of the experiences of health care professionals, including palliative social workers, in the world of serious illness care. Discover the significance of empathy, compassion, and cultural competency in palliative care, while gaining valuable insights into the challenges and rewards faced by those dedicated to providing comfort and support in times of need.
Vickie Leff is a palliative social worker and an adjunct instructor, UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC. She has worked in the field of medicine for over 35 years, specializing in oncology, palliative, and hospice settings, and can be reached at Serious Illness Conversations.
Terry Altilio is a palliative social worker.
They discuss their book, Mirrors and Windows: Reflections on the Journey in Serious Illness Practice.
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