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Debra K. Mattison

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Debra K. Mattison

Debra K. Mattison, MSW '81, focuses on medical social work with extensive experience providing clinical social work services as well as program planning in a variety of settings including cancer care, palliative care and integrated primary care. She has special interests in healthcare, chronic illness, grief and loss, interprofessional education and spirituality in social work practice. She is a Board Certified Oncology Social Worker.

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.

Research Interests/Focus

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

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debmatt@umich.edu

Education

Year Degree   School
1981 MSW Social Work University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1979 BA University of Indiana, South Bend
Year Description
2017 Mattison, D. K. (2017). Presenter at the Healthcare Chaplaincy Network 2nd Annual Conference: Chicago: 2 Presentations: Exploring Spiritual Challenges with Patients, Families and Interdisciplinary Teams; and Spirituality Matters: Creative Interventions to Address the Needs of Individuals with Chronic Illness.
2016 Mattison, D. K. (2016, May). Association of Oncology Social Workers Annual Conference. Presentation: The Five Stages of the Soul

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