Informing social work practice through research with parent caregivers of a child with a life-limiting illness.

@article{Cadell2012InformingSW,
  title={Informing social work practice through research with parent caregivers of a child with a life-limiting illness.},
  author={Susan Cadell and Kimberly T. M. Kennedy and David Hemsworth},
  journal={Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={356-81}
}
Pediatric palliative care is an evolving field of practice in social work. As such, research plays a critical role in informing best social work practices in this area. For parents, caring for a child with a life-limiting illness (LLI) is a stressful experience that compounds the usual challenges of parenting. The negative aspects of caring for a child with an LLI are well documented. In the face of such adversity, parent caregivers can also experience positive changes caring for children with… CONTINUE READING

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