This program is intended for Social Workers who work in the hospital, physician office, hospice and long term care setting.
We will look at the different eras of service and discuss cultures that may influence health care needs for the Veteran patient across their life span.
We will also discuss factors influencing anticipatory and traumatic grief, and the healthcare benefits available for the Veteran patient and their family members.
This is a one Contact Hour CE for Ohio Social Workers.
1. Define two healthcare benefits available for the Veteran patient and their family members
2. Identify three dimensions of culture that may influence health care for the Veteran patient across their life span
3. Describe two factors influencing anticipatory and traumatic grief for the Veteran patient and their family members
This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours for Social Workers
11:45 - 12:00 - Networking
12:00 - 1:15 - Presentation and Q&A
Marcia Bowling, BA MS, Senior Account Executive, has been with Hospice of Cincinnati for nearly 10 years. Prior to the addition of Julie Alley’s, Marcia acted as the Veteran Coordinator, championing the care of veterans at end of life. Marcia has 30 years in healthcare experience, including seniors’ health and patient relations.
Julie Alley MSW, LISW is currently the Veterans Service Liaison for Hospice of Cincinnati. She is an Ohio Licensed Independent Social Worker and has provided end of life care in the all levels of hospice, including bereavement for 33 years at Hospice of Cincinnati. For the past year, Julie has been working solely with Hospice of Cincinnati’s Veteran patients, which are approximately 25% of the hospice patient population. She has assisted Veterans in accessing benefits and services through the VA. Julie has also completed Trauma Informed Care training for work with Veterans, including training in Suicide, PTSD and Moral Injury and has facilitated trauma training for social workers and chaplains within the organization. In addition to promoting Veteran-centric education and connecting Veterans to needed benefits, Julie’s responsibilities also include honoring Veterans, developing partnerships with other care providers of Veterans (both locally and statewide) and integrating best practices to improve end of life care for this population.
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