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.
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
|1981||MSW||Social Work||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1979||BA||University of Indiana, South Bend|
|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|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106