Debra K. Mattison, MSW '81, has extensive experience in providing clinical social work services as well as program planning in a variety of settings including cancer care, palliative care and integrated primary care, and private practice. Her professional interests have focused on oncology, chronic illness, grief and loss, palliative care, women’s health, interprofessional education, group work and spirituality in social work practice. She is a board certified oncology social worker and an Association of Oncology Social Work Fellow. Her published articles cover a variety of areas including professional standards and ethics, professional resilience, spirituality in social work practice and interprofessional education.
Mattison has received awards for her leadership and clinical practice, including Social Worker of the Year from the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
Medical social work in a variety of settings (cancer care, palliative care and integrated primary care), integrated healthcare, chronic illness, grief and loss, interprofessional education and spirituality
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
|University of Indiana, South Bend
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106