Cultural Diversity in Death & Dying: A Social Work Perspective

Instructor:  Christine Kucinkis, ACHP-SW, CSW-G, LCSW

Date:  Tuesday, May 16th 2017

Time:  6:00pm – 8:00pm

Course Code:  SWCULDIV-1

Room:  Silberman/214

Cost:  $70.00

Description:  This course seeks to improve social workers’ cultural competency in end of life care. Objectives will be reached through exploration of one’s own awareness of death and dominant culture biases on end of life care. Key aspects, such as language, family patterns, ethnicity, and spiritual assessment, will also be examined in their effects on both end of life decision-making and bereavement support
CE Hours:  2

About the Instructor:

KucinkisCChristine Kucinskis, ACHP-SW, CSW-G, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker in the home care, hospital, and nursing home settings with a Geriatric Certificate through the NASW. Kucinskis has been a hospice, palliative care, and geriatric social worker since 2001. She is currently at the Metropolitan Jewish Health System delivering direct services to clients as well as professional development workshops for MSW interns.  She is a Social Work Team Leader that supervises two teams of social workers at MJHS.  She also has been involved in teaching Continued Education courses through Manhattan Psychological Association, SWHPN and Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work.




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