February 2018

Social Work and Hospice

By: Caroline Reid, Ph.D., MSW, online social work program coordinator and associate professor

Students often do not consider a career in hospice due to a few misconceptions.  Hospice provides care to all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, the District of Columbia and the U.S Virgin Islands. In 2014 there were approximately 61,000 locations and still growing.