RESOURCES FOR ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS
The Lab for Caregiving Innovation has created a list of resources to create and facilitate online support groups for caregivers. The Resources can be accessed here:
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) School of Nursing and the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri (MU) have an opening for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship (with potential re-appointment for a second year) with an emphasis on hospice and palliative care research. The fellowship will provide a variety of research experiences relevant to healthcare and social supports provided to seriously ill patients and their families. Fellows will have the opportunity to become involved in ongoing federally-funded studies testing behavioral interventions to support family caregivers of patients with advanced illnesses in addition to receiving mentorship in advancing the fellow’s own complementary but independent line of research in preparation for future entry into an academic position. For more information, please check the position announcement here.
Behavioral Intervention Research In Hospice and Palliative Care-1st Edition
Our new book is out!
Behavioral Intervention Research in Hospice and Palliative Care: Building an Evidence Base sets forth research considerations and guidelines to build evidence-based interventions to improve end-of-life care. It is an in-depth introduction to implementation research and showcases how a clinical need is identified to inform an intervention. The book extensively examines the various phases of intervention research, including design, implementation, evaluation, dissemination and translation. The book focuses on methodological, ethical and practical issues.